EPIIC Class September 16, 2014: James Hershberg

September 16, 2014

Speaker Name: James Hershberg

Date: September 16, 2014

After teaching at Tufts and the California Institute of Technology in 1989-91, James Hershberg directed the Cold War International History Project (and edited the project's Bulletin) from 1991-96 before coming to George Washington University in 1997 as a professor of history and editor of the CWIHP book series co-published by the Stanford University and Wilson Center Presses. He received the 1994 Stuart Bernath Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Policy.  Currently working on various case studies of U.S. communications with Cold War adversaries (Cuba, China, North Vietnam, Iran), he is a co-founder of The GW Cold War Group, a Cold War studies group at GWU for both faculty and students, and works closely with the National Security Archive, a declassified documents repository and research institute based at the University.