Sean Seyer, PhD

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Humanities
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Bailey Hall
Room 303 J
University of Kansas
1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Office hours: T/Th 11:00am - 12:30pm
                       By appointment


Ph.D., History, Auburn University

M.A., History, University of Missouri - St. Louis

B.A., History, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Research Interests

  • History of technology
  • Aviation
  • Regulation
  • International relations
  • Automobility, political economy

Selected Work

Selected Awards & Honors

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Air and Space Museum
2014 - 2015

William R. Castle, Jr. Memorial Fellowship
Herbert Hoover Presidential Association

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