Sean Brennan

Associate Professor of History

Dr. Sean Brennan

Sean Brennan is an Associate Professor of History, he joined the History department at the University of Scranton in July 2009. He was born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in 1979. He received his BA in History from Rockhurst University in 2001, his MA in History from Villanova University in 2003, and achieved his doctorate in History from the University of Notre Dame in May 2009. He teaches courses in Modern European History at the department, as well as courses in Modern Russian, German and Austrian History. He is also the Program Director for the National History Day competition in Region 2 - Northeastern Pennsylvannia.  He has written two books, the first, The Politics of Religion in Soviet-Occupied Germany: The Case of Berlin-Brandenburg 1945-1949, was published by Lexington Books in November 2011, the second, The Priest Who Put Europe Back Together: The Life of Fabian Flynn, CP was published by The Catholic University of America Press in December 2018

Sean has been married to his wife, Lisa, since 2003. They live with their two dogs in Scranton, Pennsylvania.