Experts

  • Project Director and Senior Fellow at the Department of Contemporary History, University of Vienna, Austria
    Elisabeth Roehrlich is a project director and senior fellow at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her research focuses on the history of the Cold War and the nuclear age. She is particularly interested in the emergence of the global nonproliferation regime and is co-founder of the Vienna-based IAEA History Research Project. Roehrlich has held visiting fell...
  • Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
    Tony Smith is the Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science at Tufts University, a senior fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His books include The French Stake in Algeria (1978); The Pattern of Imperialism (1981), and A Pact with the Devil: Washington's Bid for World Supremacy and the Betrayal of the Ameri...
  • Assistant Professor of History, University of Amsterdam
    Ruud van Dijk is the coordinator of the BA and MA programs in the history of international relations at the University of Amsterdam. He presented at his first Cold War International History Project conference in 1994. His Ph.D. (1999) is from Ohio University, where he wrote a dissertation on the East-West contest over Germany in the early Cold War. He holds MA degrees from the University of Kansas...
  • Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
    Diana Negroponte is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Formerly a trade lawyer and professor of history, Diana Negroponte focuses on Latin America at the Brookings Institution. She researches and writes about the New Left, populism and the relationship between criminal gangs and state institutions. Diana Negroponte holds a doctorate in government from Georgetown University. She also stu...
  • Associate Professor, China Studies Institute, Shanghai Academy of Social Science
    Dr. WANG Zhen, associate professor of international studies at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), is currently General-Secretary of the Center for West Asia and North Africa Studies at the SASS. He received his Ph.D. in international politics from the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), and he was also an exchange scholar at the Tel Aviv University, Israel during 2005-20...
  • Former Associate Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Director of the West European Studies Program
    Samuel F. Wells has taught at both Wellesley College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  At the Wilson Center, he founded the International Security Studies Program in 1977 and directed that program until 1985.  Since then he has served as Associate Director and Deputy Director of the Center while also serving as Director of West European Studies.His most rece...
  • Ph.D. Candidate, International Cold War History, East China Normal University Department of History
  • Ph.D. Candidate
    Zhang Jianwei is a Ph.D Candidate in East China Normal University. His acdemic interests mainly focus on Cold War International History, US-Japan Relations. Now his project is titled with so-called  FonOff Confidential Cables Leakage Incident.
  • Lecturer, Wuhan University Institute for International Studies
    Specialized in U.S. diplomatic history, the author got his Ph. D. in history at History School of Wuhan University in September 2010. After graduation, he has been worked as a lecturer for Wuhan University Institute for International Studies, conducting researches and having published several articles about U.S. Far Eastern policy during and immediately after the Second World War, the history of U...
  • Professor of International History, London School of Economics
    Vladislav M. Zubok, Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Specialist in Cold War and Soviet-Russian history, director of Russia global affairs programme at the LSE IDEAS, and head of Europe-Russia-Ukraine group in the LSE-Hertie School Dahrendorf Project. The list of publications include Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War: From Stalin to Khrus...

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