Larry Jones, PhD Professor of History
Born and raised in the Kansas heartland, Larry Eugene Jones, PhD received his BA and MA from the University of Kansas and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
He has taught in the Department of History at Canisius College since 1968 and was department chairman from 1995 to 2002. He is currently director of the International Relations Program at Canisius. Jones has published seven books, including his magnum opus German Liberalism and the Dissolution of the Weimar Party System, 1918-1933, which received the 1989 prize of the German Studies Association for the best book in the field of history and political science. Jones has held a two-year Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Bonn in Germany as well a grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for two years of study at the University of the Ruhr in Bochum, West Germany. He has also received research fellowships from the American Council of Society, the National Humanities Center, the German Marshall Fund, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as well as a number of smaller grants from the German Academic Exchange Service, the American Philosophical Society, and the Canisius College Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Jones is a past recipient of the Kenneth L. Koessler Distinguished Faculty Award.
Jones is currently working on a book-length monograph tentatively entitled "Conservatives, Nationalists, and Nazis: A History of the German Right from 1918 to 1934."