Thomas A. Schwartz

Past President
Academic Organization: 
Vanderbilt University

Thomas Alan Schwartz is a Professor of History at Vanderbilt University.  He is the author of the books America’s Germany: John J. McCloy and the Federal Republic of Germany (1991) and Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam(2003), and with Matthias Schulz, the edited volume, The Strained Alliance: US-European Relations in the 1970s (2009).  He has received fellowships from the German Historical Institute, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Social Science Research Center.  He served on the Historical Advisory Committee of the Department of State, and is currently finishing a biography of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger entitled Henry Kissinger and the Dilemmas of American Power.