Walter Lafeber


University of Wisconsin Ph.D., 1959; Noll Professor of History, Cornell University, 1968-2002; Tisch University Professor, Cornell, 2002-; Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow, Cornell, 1994-. Published (1) The New Empire, 1963, Beveridge Prize, American Historical Association; (2)American Russia, and the Cold War, 1966, 9th rev. edition, 2003; (3)Inevitable Revolutions, US in Central America, 1984, 2nd ed., 1992; (4)The Clash: US-Japan Relations Throughout History, 1997, Bancroft Prize, Hawley Prize; (5) Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism, 1999, 2nd ed., 2003; and others. Member American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations (President, 2000-2001), American Historical Association, Historical Society, and others. Television: Harry Truman, Theodore Roosevelt, 1900, and others on PBS and Discovery Channel.