Cold War Experts

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University, Department of History
Chris Miller is the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University. He is also a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He received his PhD in History from Yale and a BA in History from Harvard.
Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Diana Negroponte is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Formerly a trade lawyer and professor of history, Diana Negroponte focuses on Latin America at the Brookings Institution. She researches and writes about the New Left, populism and the relationship between criminal gangs and state institutions. Diana Negroponte holds a doctorate in government from Georgetown University. She also stu...
Associate Professor, Center for International Issue Studies, Jiangsu Provincial College of Administration.
Dr. Weigan Niu is associate professor at the Center for International Issue Studies of College of Administration of Jiangsu Province. Niu was previously a post-doctoral researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, studying Sino-US conflicts following the 2008 international financial crisis and the US “rebalancing to Asia.” He also completed a post-doc at Nanjing University where he e...
Woodrow Wilson Center
Christian F. Ostermann is director of the History and Public Policy Program (HAPP) as well as the director of the Global Europe Program (GE) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Under his purview as director of HAPP and GE, Ostermann also oversees the Cold War International History Program (CWIHP), the European Energy Security Initiative (EESI), the North Korea I...
Ph.D. Student, Shaanxi Normal University
Mr. Pan Ning is a Ph.D student of History who concentrates on the Cold War in School of History and Civilization, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an. He got the master degree from Shaanxi Normal University and earned a bachelor's degree from Weifang University. He is interested in U.S. foreign relations and, recently, the Civil Defense Policy of the cold war era.
Reader, Aberystwyth University
Sergey Radchenko’s research has focused on the history of the Cold War, particularly Sino-Soviet and Soviet-Japanese relations, atomic diplomacy, Soviet engagement with the Third World, and Cold War crises. Dr. Radchenko has published extensively on topics in Mongolian and North Korean history, as well as the international politics of Central Asia and contemporary Sino-Russian relations. His...
Project Director and Senior Fellow at the Department of Contemporary History, University of Vienna, Austria
Elisabeth Roehrlich is a project director and senior fellow at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her research focuses on the history of the Cold War and the nuclear age. She is particularly interested in the emergence of the global nonproliferation regime and is co-founder of the Vienna-based IAEA History Research Project. Roehrlich has held visiting fell...
Independent Scholar, Berlin; Historical Researcher and Acting Project Director, BStU, Berlin.
Dr. Douglas Selvage currently serves as acting director for the historical research project, “The GDR, the Ministry for State Security, and the CSCE Process, 1973-1989,” in the Education and Research Division of the Office of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records in Berlin. He has published widely on the CSCE process, Polish-German relations under communism, and the history of...
University Professor of History, George Mason University
Martin J. Sherwin is University Professor of History at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.  Before moving to GMU in 2007 he was the Walter S. Dickson Professor of English and American History at Tufts University for 27 years. His recent book, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (with Kai Bird) won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for biography, the National...

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