I am a historian of the United States, specializing on the 1930s to the present.
Specializing in the Vietnam War and Franco-American Relations, Kathryn C. Statler is the author of Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam and co-editor of The Eisenhower Administration, The Third World, and the Globalization of the Cold War. Her current research focuses on how cultural diplomacy strengthened the Franco-American alliance from 1775 to the present. She teaches courses on The Vietnam Wars, World War I and World War II, U.S. Foreign Relations, and Armed Conflict and American Society.
Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University, where he holds joint appointments in the Kennedy School of
Government and the Department of History. He is the author or editor of nine books, most recently Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam (Random House, 2012),
Scott Laderman is Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He is the author of Tours of Vietnam: War, Travel Guides, and Memory (Duke University Press, 2009) and Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing (University of California Press, 2014), and the co-editor, with Edwin Martini, of Four Decades On: Vietnam, the United States, and the Legacies of the Second Indochina War (Duke University Press, 2013).
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.
Robert K. Brigham, Shirley Boskey Professor of History and International Relations, joined the Vassar College faculty in 1994. He is a specialist on the history of U.S. foreign policy, particularly the Vietnam War. Brigham is author or co-author of nine books, including Iraq, Vietnam, and the Limits of American Power (PublicAffairs, 2008); Is Iraq Another Vietnam? (PublicAffairs, 2006); Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy (PublicAffairs, 1999), written with former Secretary of Defense Robert S.