Lawrence Bowdish, PhD

Researcher, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Lawrence Bowdish is a researcher, historian and consultant with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Corporate Citizenship Center. 

Lawrence Bowdish started consulting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center on its Issue Network research in May 2013. He works closely with the research and issue network managers to help create briefings, reports, and other research products.
In addition to his work with the Foundation, Bowdish is a Professor for the American Military University. Previously, he was a managing editor for the history journal “Origins,” where he worked with authors who used history to illustrate current events. He also worked as a consultant for county health departments that were instituting public health initiatives in the state of Florida. There, he developed curriculum, wrote grant proposals, and organized health program trainings.

Bowdish holds a Ph.D. in Modern American and Economic History from the Ohio State University, where he wrote a dissertation on consumer credit. He has a B.A. in History and Economics from New College of Florida.