Cold War Experts

Associate Professor, Politics and Public Administration Department, Shanxi University, China
Li RuoJing is an associate professor in Politics and Public Administration School, Shanxi University, China. Li earned PhD of history in Nankai University. Li is now a supervisor of the graduate students of International Politics specialty.Li was presiding over the Project of Humanities and Social Science of China’s Ministry of Education: "the Oil Cold War", and several other proje...
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Professor of History of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kristie Macrakis is Professor in the School of History, Technology and Society at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She received her Ph.D. in the History of Science at Harvard University but is also a historian of espionage. She is the author or editor of five books including Surviving the Swastika, Oxford, 1993, Seduced by Secrets, Cambridge, 2008 and Prisoners, Lovers and Spies, Ya...
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 Villiers Negroponte is writing a book about James A. Baker’s role as Secretary of State from 1989-1992.  The book reviews U.S. foreign policy of the period and asks whether the U.S. should have done more to help the Soviet Union transition into a prosperous, democratic state. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Diana spent 7 years as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, f...
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.
Expert, The Center of Civil Analysis and Independent Research (GRANI Center)
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...