International Relations

Steven M. Press

Research Fellow, WIGH
WCFIA Graduate Student Associate
PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

Steven Press holds a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University (2014). He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Stanford University. In...

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HIST 1217 - U.S. Foreign Policy in a Global Age

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N/A

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2016

The United States is the most powerful player on the international scene today, and is unlikely to relinquish that position any time soon. Understanding how and why this condition arose, and what it means for world affairs today, is our concern in this course. The emphasis is on U.S. policymaking over the past century, with due attention to the international and domestic political context in which decisions were made. Issues to be explored include the tension between isolationism and interventionism and between unilateralism and multilateralism; the emergence of the U.S. as a...

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Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

WIGH Graduate Research Fellow, 2014
PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

Research Interests: International and diplomatic history; insurgency and intervention; international institutions; US foreign policy during the Cold...

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Kiran  Klaus Patel

Kiran Klaus Patel

Professor of European and Global History, Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands

Kiran Klaus Patel is Professor of European and Global History at Maastricht University where he also serves as head of the Department of History....

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Sara Lorenzini

Sara Lorenzini

2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
Associate Professor, University of Trento, Italy

I am an Associate Professor of International History at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento (Italy). I hold an MA in...

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