John S. Knight Professor of International Studies
Vice Provost for International Affairs
Director, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies
Office: 343 McGraw Hall
Phone: (607) 254-4311; (607) 255-8927
Fax: (607) 255-0469
Office Hours: By appointment only.
Research and Teaching Interests
Fred Logevall joined the Department of History in 2004. He previously taught at UC Santa Barbara, where he co-founded the Center for Cold War Studies. A specialist on U.S. foreign relations, Professor Logevall teaches a range of courses covering the history of U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy, as well as the international history of the Cold War and the Vietnam Wars. In 2006-07 he was Leverhulme Professor of History at the University of Nottingham and Mellon Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and he currently serves as the director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. His newest book, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, was published in August 2012. Logevall also serves as vice president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), and will become president of the organization on January 1, 2014.
|2010-2015:||Director, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies|
|2013-2018:||Vice Provost for International Affairs|
Ph.D. Yale University, 1993
B.A. Simon Fraser University, 1986
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam (Random House, 2012).
A People and A Nation: A History of the United States, 9th ed. (co-authored, with Mary Beth Norton et al; Cengage, 2011).
America's Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity (co-authored with Campbell Craig; Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009; paperback February 2012).
Nixon in the World: American Foreign Relations, 1969-1977 (co-edited, with Andrew Preston; Oxford University Press, 2008).
The First Vietnam War: Colonial and Cold War Crisis (co-edited, with Mark A. Lawrence; Harvard University Press, 2007).
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy: Studies in the Principal Movements and Ideas, revised ed. (co-edited, with Alexander DeConde and Richard Dean Burns; Scribners, 2002).
Terrorism and 9/11: A Reader (edited; Houghton Mifflin, 2002).
The Origins of the Vietnam War (Longman, 2001).
Choosing War: The Lost Chance for Peace and the Escalation of War in Vietnam (University of California Press, 1999; paperback March 2001).