Alexander A. Falbo-Wild is a historian, consultant, and professional military educator based in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a PhD student at Temple University where he also earned his MA in History (2023) studying war, empire, and society. 

He broadly focuses upon the Anglo-American experience of industrialized warfare from 1881-1945. His thematic interests include organizational culture, military operations, military education, emergent technologies, and combat motivation. Alexander is preparing a dissertation prospectus upon the learning culture of US military engineers during their experience of coalition warfare in the First World War.

From 2014 to 2018, he was a Case Method Teaching Fellow at Marine Corps University and an Honorary Historian in Residence with USMC History Division. He then served as Chief Archivist to the Maryland National Guard’s Office of the Command Historian from 2018 to 2021. He has widely guest-instructed for US and Commonwealth defense academies and colleges including the US Naval Academy and Canadian Forces College. He currently consults on historical emergent technologies as a Research Associate for Gladstone AI.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • "A Historical Survey of Technology Control Regimes" for Gladstone AI commissioned by the US State Department Non-proliferation Defense Fund, October 2023. Lead Author w/ Jonathan Askonas & Caroline Pitman. 
  • “To Expand and Reform: Congress and the Military During the 1980s,” in Peace, War, and Partnership: Congress and the Military Since World War II (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2023). Co-authored w/ Nathan Packard.
  • “Semper Ubique: The Royal Engineers at Arras, 1917,” in The Darkest Year (Warwick, UK: Helion, 2022).
  • “Rising to the Occasion: The US Army in the World Wars, 1900–45,” in How Armies Grow (Philadelphia: Casemate, 2019).
  • Supporting Allied Offensives (Washington, DC: Center of Military History, 2018). Co-authored w/ Paul Cora.