History Experts

Researcher in Residence, American University
Alexander Wilde was from 2000-04 the Ford Foundation Vice President for Communications, with global responsibilities for three primary program areas and 12 overseas offices. He formerly directed Ford’s regional office in Santiago, Chile (1994-99), supporting innovative work in Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. From 1987-93, he directed WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America), an NG...
Student, University of Erfurt
Jakob Wilhelm was born in Schwandorf, Bavaria and graduated from high school in 2010. Afterwards he completed his civil service before entering the University of Erfurt in 2011. He is currently studying political science and history with a focus on international politics and american history. During the fall semster 2013 he studied abroad at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Vir...
Partner, StrateVarious LLC.
The Hon. S. Enders Wimbush S. Enders Wimbush studied Central Asia and the Caucasus at University of Chicago. He has worked as a strategist of future security environments at StrateVarious LLC, Booz Allen Hamilton, and other leading consultancies. He served as Senior Director at the German Marshall Fund (2010-2012) and Senior Vice President of Hudson Institute (2004-2010). Mr. Wimbush was nominated...
Professor of Russian and Soviet History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Elizabeth A. Wood is Professor of Russian and Soviet History at MIT. She has published two monographs in Soviet History, The Baba and the Comrade: Gender and Politics in Revolutionary Russia (Indiana University Press, 1997) and Performing Justice: Agitation Trials in Early Soviet Russia (Cornell University Press, 2005). At MIT serves as co-director of the MIT-Russia Program, coordinator of Russian...
Professor of Modern History of Ukraine, Ukrainian Catholic University
Oleksandr Zaytsev was born in 1964 in Lviv, Ukraine. He graduated from the History Faculty of the Ivan Franko Lviv State University in 1986. During 1987-2004 he worked at the Department of History, Ukrainian State University of Forestry and Wood Technology as a laboratory assistant, assistant lecturer, senior lecturer, and associate professor. Since 2004 — associate professor at the Departme...
White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia and former Counselor of the Department of State
Philip Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History and Associate Dean for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, where he specializes in the history of the modern world, 20th century U.S. foreign policy, and presidential decision-making. He was formerly a Foreign Service Officer (1985-1989, 1991), a senior staff member of the National Security Council...
Ph.D. Candidate
Zhang Jianwei is a Ph.D Candidate in East China Normal University. His acdemic interests mainly focus on Cold War International History, US-Japan Relations. Now his project is titled with so-called  FonOff Confidential Cables Leakage Incident.
Lecturer, Wuhan University Institute for International Studies
Specialized in U.S. diplomatic history, the author got his Ph. D. in history at History School of Wuhan University in September 2010. After graduation, he has been worked as a lecturer for Wuhan University Institute for International Studies, conducting researches and having published several articles about U.S. Far Eastern policy during and immediately after the Second World War, the history of U...
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University
Professor of International History, London School of Economics
Vladislav M. Zubok, Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Specialist in Cold War and Soviet-Russian history, director of Russia global affairs programme at the LSE IDEAS, and head of Europe-Russia-Ukraine group in the LSE-Hertie School Dahrendorf Project. The list of publications include Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War: From Stalin to Khrus...

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