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Patricia O'Toole

Public Policy Scholar

    Term

    September 1, 2006 — December 1, 2006

    Professional affiliation

    Biographer; former professor in the School of the Arts at Columbia University; fellow of the Society of American Historians

    Wilson Center Projects

    Engaging the World, a book on Woodrow Wilson's – and America's – response to the foreign policy challenges of his presidency

    Full Biography

    Patricia O’Toole is the author of five books, including The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made, When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House, and The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A former professor in the School of the Arts at Columbia University and a fellow of the Society of American Historians, she lives in Camden, Maine.