Bio

Jeffrey Engel is the founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. Educated at Cornell, Oxford, the University of Wisconsin and Yale University, he is author or editor of ten books on American foreign policy and the American presidency, including Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy (Harvard University Press) which received the American Historical Association's Paul Birdsall Prize, and Local Consequences of the Global Cold War (Woodrow Wilson Center Press).