Christian F. Ostermann, director of the Center's History & Public Policy Program and Cold War International History Project, has been appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar as a member to the Department's Cold War Advisory Committee.

The committee is to assist the Secretary of the Interior in the preparation of a National Historic Landmark Theme Study to identify sites and resources significant to the Cold War.

Ostermann has led the Center's Cold War International History Project since 1997/98.