Professor of History
Teaching and Research Specialties
Eisenhower Presidency; 20th-century Business history
Dr. Geelhoed is the author of Charles E. Wilson and Controversy at the Pentagon, 1953 to 1957 (Wayne State University Press, 1979); and the co-author with Millicent Anne Gates of The Dragon and the Snake: An American Account of the Turmoil in China, 1976-1977 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986). He is also the co-author with Anthony O. Edmonds of two studies, Ball State University: An Interpretive History (Indiana University Press, 2001) and Eisenhower, Macmillan, and Allied Unity, 1957-1961 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003). In addition, he and Dr. Edmonds are the co-editors of The Macmillan-Eisenhower Correspondence, 1957-1969 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.). He served as chairperson of the History Department from 2004 until 2010. Currently he serves as the Interim Director of MA Programs in the Department.