Annette Amerman

Annette Amerman

Department of History
Doctoral researcher

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PhD title: The integration of US Marine and Navy Aviation during WWI and its impact on the Court Martial of Capt Edmund Chamberlain, USMC
Supervisor: Dr Peter Gray
PhD Modern History


  • Bachelor of Science, History. Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia
  • Master of Arts, History. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia


I was born and raised in the Fingerlakes Region of upstate New York. I earned my undergraduate degree from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, in 1997, graduating Cum Laude.  I later earned my masters in history from George Mason University in 2010.

While working on my PhD (full-time, distance) at Birmingham, I also work full time for the United States Marine Corps as the senior reference historian with the History Division. 


WWI US Marine Corps aviation and its integration with the Navy and Royal Air Force - what were the attitudes of the US Navy and RAF toward the Marines?


  • “Over Here: Marines in Texas during World War I” Fortitudine: Historical Journal of the Marine Corps 2008
  • “History Division 90th Anniversary” 2009 Fortitudine: Historical Journal of the Marine Corps
  • “Such as Regiments Hand Down Forever: Significant Units are Remembered” 2010 Leatherneck Magazine
  • “Patches, Insignia and Logos, Oh My! Wearing or Displaying Unit Heraldry in the Corps” 2010 Leatherneck Magazine
  • “The White Eagle with an Eagle, Globe and Anchor: First Sergeant Peter P. Tolusciak” 2010 Fortitudine: Historical Journal of the Marine Corps
  • “Every Marine a Historian - Revisited: The Unit Historian and Command Chronology” 2011 Fortitudine: Historical Journal of the Marine Corps
  • “Every Marine a Historian -The Sequel” 2012  Marine Corps Gazette