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educator , historian

William Michael McBride, American historian, educator. Member Society for Military History, Society for History of Technology (Robinson prize committee), History of Science Society, DAV.

Background

McBride, William Michael was born on October 9, 1952 in Cleveland. Son of William Albert and Bernice Margaret (Wagner) Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture, United States Naval Academy, 1974. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1989.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1974;advanced through grades to Lieutenant, United States Navy, 1980;resigned, United States Navy, 1980;process engineer, assembly division, General Motors, Fremont, California, 1981-1982;civilian naval architect, Office of Naval Intelligence, Washington, 1982-1983;senior naval architect, John Jay McMullen Associations, Arlington, Virginia, 1983-1985;John M. Olin fellow, Yale University, New Haven, 1989-1990;professor of history, James Madison U., Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1990-1995;professor of history, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland., since 1995. Member United States Commision on Military History. Fellow Inter-University Seminar on ArmedForces and Society.

Member of national advisory board Protect Historic American.

Works

Membership

Member Society for Military History, Society for History of Technology (Robinson prize committee), History of Science Society, DAV.

Connections

Married Sally Chase Gorman, September 11, 1987. Children: William Gorman, Emily Woods, Kylie Chenault.

father:
William Albert Molecular

mother:
Bernice Margaret (Wagner) Molecular

spouse:
Sally Chase Gorman

children:
William Gorman McBride

Emily Woods McBride

Kylie Chenault McBride