- Ph.D., University of Virginia
- Dr. Erin Mahan has been an adjunct professor in the Washington, D.C. metro area since 2003. She is the director of the Pentagon Library and the chief historian to the office of the secretary of defense. Her most recent book, Averting Doomsday: Arms Control During the Nixon Presidency, was released in 2021.
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