Thanks to all the SHAFR members who braved Denver "stock show weather" and came out to our events at the AHA in Denver!
President Mary Dudziak speaks at the SHAFR luncheon at the American Historical Association Meeting in Denver, January 2017.
Sean Fear received his PhD in History from Cornell University in August 2016. His book manuscript, "Theatres of Diplomacy: Domestic Politics and Civil Society in US-South Vietnamese Relations, 1967-1971," examines the impact on US-Vietnamese relations of domestic politics in both South Vietnam and the United States. Sean has conducted research at archives in Vietnam and the United States. He also draws heavily on Vietnamese-language memoirs, blogs, and print media.
Mary L. Dudziak is a leading American legal historian and past-president of SHAFR. She writes and teaches about the history of war’s impact on American law and politics, civil rights history and constitutional law. Her books include War·Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences (2012); Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (2008); Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (2000, 2nd ed. 2011); and two edited collections. Her op-eds have appeared in the New York Times and elsewhere.
Michael E. Neagle is an Assistant Professor of History at Nichols College in Dudley, Mass. He is the author of America’s Forgotten Colony: Cuba’s Isle of Pines (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Richard H. Immerman is Edward Buthusiem Distinguished Faculty Fellow in History and Marvin Wachman Director of the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy at Temple University. The recipient of Temple’s Paul Eberman Faculty Research Award, the University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents Excellence in Research Award, and a former president of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, his most recent books are Empire for Liberty; The Hidden Hand; and Understanding the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Stephen Macekura is Assistant Professor of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University. Stephen received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia in 2013. He has held post-doctoral fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia and the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth of College. His first book, Of Limits and Growth: The Rise of Global Sustainable Development in the Twentieth Century, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.
Mary L. Dudziak is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law and Director of the Project on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society at Emory University. In fall 2015 she was the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress. She writes and teaches about the history of war’s impact on American law and politics, foreign relations law, 20th century constitutional history, civil rights history and constitutional law.
Dr. Burlingham received her Ph.D. and M.A. in History from Rutgers University. While her main focus is in U.S. History, Dr. Burlingham’s research interests also include various aspects of International and Global History. She is particularly interested in African history. Dr. Burlingham spent much of 2004-2007 conducting research for her project in South Africa, Angola, and Portugal and 2008-2009 living, researching, and writing in Portugal and France. In 2007, she was an Africanist Doctoral fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.