CWIHP Advisory Board Chairman William Taubman Wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Apr 05, 2004

Congratulations to CWIHP Advisory Board Chairman William Taubman for winning the prestigious 2004 Pulitzer Prize for biolgraphy/autobiography with his work, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era! Last month, Taubman had also been awarded the 2004 National Book Critics' Circle Award.

William Taubman is Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science at Amherst College. A specialist on Russian politics and foreign policy, he is the author of The View from Lenin Hills (1967), Governing Soviet Cities (1973), and Stalin's American Policy (1982); co-author (with Jane Taubman) of Moscow Spring; editor/translator of Khrushchev on Khrushchev (1990) by Sergei N. Khrushchev; and co-editor of Nikita Khrushchev (2000).

Taubman is an Associate of the Davis Center for Russian Studies of Harvard University, and has been a Senior Fellow of the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. He has held Rockefeller Humanities and Fulbright-Hays Fellowships, and been a Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. In 1970-1971, Taubman served on the U.S. Department of State Planning and Coordination Staff as an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been a member of the International Academic Advisory Group of the Russian Foreign Ministry Archives in Washington, and currently chairs the Advisory Committee of the Cold War International History Project of the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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