Dr. Colin F. Baxter


B.S., 1961, East Tennessee State University
M.A., 1965, University of Georgia
Ph.D., 1965, University of Georgia

About Dr. Baxter: 
Dr. Baxter was born in Harrow, England. He served as chair of the Department of History from 2002 until 2008.  Dr. Baxter's areas of focus include World War II military history.  His entry on Bernard Law Montgomery appeared in the Encyclopedia of War (2011) edited by Gordon Martel.  His entry on Montgomery will appear in Oxford Bibliographies Online. Recently retired from teaching, Dr. Baxter is currently writing a history of the explosive RDX in World War II.   

Areas of Academic Specialty
British History
Military History



Authored Books

The Normandy Campaign, 1944: A Selected Bibliography (1992)

The War in North Africa, 1940-1943: A Selected Bibliography (1996)

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1887-1976: A Selected Bibliography (1999)

Edited Books

The American Military Tradition from Colonial Times to the Present. 2nd edition (2007).