Allan D. Belovarac

Allen Belovarac


Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.S.S.I., Joint Military Intelligence College
M.A., Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Mercyhurst University

Teaching and Research Interests

  • American Colonial and Revolution, early national period
  • American maritime history
  • War of 1812
  • U.S. Naval history in the age of sail

Courses Taught

  • United States History I & II
  • American Diplomatic History
  • Modern American History
  • American Revolution
  • American Colonial
  • Evolution of War in the Western World
  • Age of Exploration and Discovery
  • History of U.S. Intelligence


"China's Naval Expansion: An Emerging Blue Water Threat?" Officer Review, February, 1997

"From Yellow Earth to Blue Water: The Emergence of China as a Maritime Power," received the Outstanding Thesis Award for National Security Topic from the Joint Military Intelligence College, 1996

Book review of William S. Dudley's The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History, in Naval War College Review (Spring 1993)

"The Battle of Lake Erie Revisited: The Perry-Elliot Controversy," Erie Bicentennial Symposium on the Battle of Lake Erie, 1995

"An Overview of the Battle of Lake Erie," Journal of Erie Studies (Fall 1988)

"The Use of History in Assessing the Soviet Naval Threat," Networkings (Winter 1988)

"The Russian Navy: How Great a Threat?" Mercyhurst Magazine (Spring 1986)