Jon Timothy Kelly, Ph.D.
Instructor of History
and Political Science
tim _ kelly _ wvc @
West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, California  95070-5698
(408) 7412546




Ph.D. in History, June 2000.
University of California, Irvine
Major Field:  United States History
Subject Areas:  U.S. Foreign Relations, Cold War Culture and Politics, Asian American Studies

M.A. in United States Studies, November 1992
University of London, Institute of United States Studies

Thesis:  "Rhetoric and Symbols in the Nixon Presidential Campaigns"

Certificate of Legal Assistantship, with Honors, 1990
University of California Extension, Irvine

B.A. in History, Cum Laude, June 1989
University of California, Irvine

Senior Honors Thesis:  "The Uses and Consequences of Worst-Case Scenarios in American Military Strategy" 
(Awarded Best Humanities Honors Thesis, 1989)


Civil Defense, Nuclear Strategy, and Popular Culture in Cold War America

Keith Nelson (Chair)
Jon Wiener
Patrick Morgan


Dissertation Abstract

Dissertation Introduction