Ric Dias

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Ric Dias
Office 
Tech Center 370
Phone 
605-626-7795

Professor of History

B.A. Sonoma State University, 1983
M.A. History, University of California, Riverside, 1990
Ph.D. History, University of California, Riverside, 1995
 
 
Dr. Ric Dias is a specialist in 20th-century U.S. history, concentrating on the American west. His primary interests include the modern American west, business history, and the Cold War. Dr. Dias is co-advisor to the NSU History Club and is the NSU Constitution Day coordinator. 
 
Awards
NSU€ Outstanding Faculty Member Award in 1998
NSU€ Student Organization Advisor of the Year in 1998 and 2000
Outstanding Honors Faculty Member 2002 and 2004
Williams Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Award in 1998 and 2003
 
Courses Taught
U.S. 1877 to Present
U.S. to 1877
The Cold War
The 1960s
The Vietnam War
Rock & Roll
1940 to Present
The 20th Century Frontier
 
Publications
"Fighting to Survive," World War II History, June 2016
"E.J. Hall's Life of Power," Automobile Quarterly, 2008
"Henry J. Kaiser, Can-do Capitalist," Journal of the West, Fall 2003
Dr. Ric Dias with F. Bradford, "Hall-Scott; the Untold Story," Society of Automotive Engineers, 2007
 
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