Wilson Center Experts

Sarah B. Snyder


Expertise:
Cold War
;
Communism
;
Human Rights
;
Eastern Europe
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Lecturer in International History, University College London

Sarah B. Snyder is a lecturer in international history at University College London and specializes in the history of the Cold War, Human Rights activism and United States Human Rights policy. Her research interests focus specifically on the international history of the Cold War and transnational human rights activism. Formerly, Snyder has served as a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Ffellow in the Department of History at Yale University, the Pierre Keller Post Doctoral Fellow in Transatlantic Relations at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies also at Yale, and as a professorial lecturer at Georgetown University. Snyder has published a number of scholarly articles in journals such as Cold War History, Diplomacy and Statecraft, the Journal of Transatlantic Studies and the Journal of American Studies, as well as multiple book chapters. Snyder specializes in transnational, international and diplomatic history. Snyder received her Ph.D. from Georgetown, a M.A. from UCL, and a B.A. with honours from Brown University.

Major Publications

Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War: A Transnational History of the Helsinki Network

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