Edward Kohn

Edward (Ted) Kohn

  • Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Professor


Edward P. Kohn received his PhD in history from McGill University in 2000, after receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College in 1990 and his Master of Arts from Victoria University, New Zealand, in 1992. Kohn is the author of numerous articles and books on America’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt. Most recently, Kohn published A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt (SUNY Press, 2015), the first time these volumes have ever appeared in print.  

Kohn serves as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, with an appointment in the Department of History and Political Science. As dean, Kohn seeks to foster internationalization, faculty research, and interdisciplinarity. As a teacher and scholar, Kohn remains interested in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in United States history, especially the conjunction of politics and culture.