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Paul Adler

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Paul Adler joined the History Department at Colorado College in the fall of 2018. Paul's research focuses on the intersections of recent United States political and social movement histories with histories of economic globalization and Global North-Global South relations from the 1970s to the present. He is currently wrapping up the manuscript of his first book, The Fair Globalizers: U.S. NGO Activism from the 1970s to the Battle in Seattle, which will be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. At Colorado College, Paul teaches courses on U.S. history, histories of international political economy, the Cold War, and social movement activism.

Paul attended Brandeis University for his B.A. and received his PhD in history from Georgetown University in 2014. From the fall of 2014 to spring 2018 he worked as a lecturer in the Harvard University History and Literature Concentration, where he taught courses including "Cold War Cinema," "Narratives of Global Inequality," and "Travel and American Identity."


    • B.A., Brandeis University, 2004
    • M.A., Georgetown University, 2009
    • Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2014