Ph.D., History, Purdue University, 1989
M.A., History, Purdue University, 1986
B.A. (Honors), History and Archaeology, summa cum laude, SUNY/Potsdam College, 1985
- Scandinavian History
- Military History
- Early Modern European History
- History of Monarchy
- History of Military Technology
Representative courses taught
- The Art of War in Europe, 1400-1800
- Military Technology and the Art of War, 1750-1945
- Kings and Queens: Monarchy in Early Modern Europe
- Warfare in America to 1865
- Europe and the Wars of Religion, 1555-1609
- The Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
- After the Vikings: Early Modern Scandinavia
- History of Battle
- The Great War
- Living History
Paul Douglas Lockhart. Denmark in the Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648: King Christian IV and the Decline of the Oldenburg State. Selinsgrove, PA and Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1996.
Paul Douglas Lockhart. Frederik II and the Protestant Cause: Denmark's Role in the Wars of Religion, 1559-1596. Leiden: Brill, 2004.
Paul Douglas Lockhart. Sweden in the Seventeenth Century. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2004.
Paul Douglas Lockhart. Denmark, 1513-1660: The Rise and Decline of a Renaissance Monarchy. Oxford: Oxford University Press UK, 2007.
Paul Lockhart. The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army. New York: Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins, 2008.
Paul Lockhart. The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington. New York: HarperCollins, 2011.
Paul Lockhart. Firepower: How Weapons Shaped Warfare in the Age of the Gun. New York: Basic Books, 2021.
Sixteenth-Century Society and Conference
Society for Military History
Distinguished Historian, Ohio Academy of History, 2020
Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research, Wright State University, 2014-17
College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Research Award, Wright State University, 2014
Senior Fellow, CELIA (Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts), Wright State University, 2013-15
Excellence in Teaching General Education Award, Wright State University, 2013
Faculty of the Year, HIstory Department, Wright State University, 2009
National Endowment for the Humanities Visiting Distinguished Professor, SUNY/Potsdam College, 2000
American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, 1996-97
Honors Teacher of the Year, Wright State University, 1994
Faculty of the Year, History Department, 1992
Ludwig Kruhe Dissertation Fellowship, Purdue University, 1988-89
Fellow, The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1988
Jacob Javits Graduate Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 1986-89