Mary Barton

Forme Fellow, "The Living Legacy of the First World War"

Mary Barton is a historian with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Historical Office. She received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security at Dartmouth College's Dickey Center for International Understanding in August 2017.

Her research examines the development of modern counter-terrorism strategies and practices in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Barton has published articles in Diplomatic History and the Journal of British Studies.

Featured Work

L to R: Reed Bonadonna, Mary Barton, Philip Caruso, Zach Dorfman, Richard Millet at the Peace Palace, The Hague, Netherlands, Sept. 25, 2018. <br>CREDIT: Billy Pickett

NOV 7, 2018 Transcript

Education for Peace: The Living Legacy of the First World War

Four Fellows from Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of WWI" project present their research on different aspects of the war--counterterrorism, airpower, chemical warfare, and Latin ...

MAY 29, 2018 Transcript

The Living Legacy of WWI: Counterterrorism Strategies in the War's Aftermath, with Mary Barton

"It is important to look at terrorism from a historical perspective, to understand where the term came from and to not see it as being ...