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Aileen Teague

Incoming Assistant Professor of International Affairs at Texas A&M
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs

Aileen Teague is a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. After completing her fellowship at the Watson Institute, she will begin her appointment as Assistant Professor of International Affairs at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service. She earned her Ph.D. in History from Vanderbilt University in 2018. Born in Colon, Panama, Aileen travelled the world as part of a military family, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. She has taught classes on U.S. history, as well as thematic courses addressing issues such as interventionism, drug enforcement, national security, and addiction in U.S. culture. Aileen enjoys providing a voice on how history has shaped current social and political issues. Her opinion pieces have appeared in History News NetworkThe Conversation, and Time magazine.