The Cold War

A black and white photograph of a tank driving through a military checkpoint

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Wall, 1961, from booklet "A City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall." https://www.flickr.com/photos/59094030@N08/8051307167

Examine the impacts of the Cold War at home and abroad with help from these OAH Distinguished Lecturers.


Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz
The Democracy Collaborative and University of Maryland College Park (Emeritus)

Christian G. Appy

Christian G. Appy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 Has Video Presentation

Richard Aquila

Richard Aquila
Penn State University, Behrend College (Emeritus)

Eric Arnesen

Eric Arnesen
George Washington University

John E. Bodnar

John E. Bodnar
Indiana University

Sarah Bridger

Sarah Bridger *
California Polytechnic State University

Ron Briley

Ron Briley
Sandia Preparatory School (Emeritus)

Janet Farrell Brodie

Janet Farrell Brodie
Claremont Graduate University

Paul M. Buhle

Paul M. Buhle
Brown University (Emeritus)

William H. Chafe

William H. Chafe
Duke University (Emeritus)
 Has Video Presentation

Jennifer Delton

Jennifer Delton
Skidmore College

Mary L. Dudziak

Mary L. Dudziak
Emory University
 Has Video Presentation

Lynn Dumenil

Lynn Dumenil
Occidental College (Emeritus)

Michael H. Ebner

Michael H. Ebner
Lake Forest College (Emeritus)

David C. Engerman

David C. Engerman
Yale University

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Ellen Fitzpatrick
University of New Hampshire

Michael W. Flamm

Michael W. Flamm
Ohio Wesleyan University

Neil Foley

Neil Foley
Southern Methodist University

Susan A. Glenn

Susan A. Glenn
University of Washington

Michael S. Green

Michael S. Green
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

David Greenberg

David Greenberg
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Shane Hamilton

Shane Hamilton
University of York

Jane H. Hunter

Jane H. Hunter
Lewis and Clark College

Julia F. Irwin

Julia F. Irwin
University of South Florida

Robert F. Jefferson Jr.

Robert F. Jefferson Jr.
University of New Mexico

Peniel E. Joseph

Peniel E. Joseph
University of Texas at Austin

Michael Kazin

Michael Kazin
Georgetown University
 Has Video Presentation

Peter J. Kuznick

Peter J. Kuznick
American University

Meredith H. Lair

Meredith H. Lair
George Mason University
 Has Video Presentation

Leon F. Litwack

Leon F. Litwack
University of California, Berkeley
 Has Video Presentation

Mary Ting Yi Lui

Mary Ting Yi Lui
Yale University

Elaine Tyler May

Elaine Tyler May
University of Minnesota

Melani McAlister

Melani McAlister
George Washington University

Robert J. McMahon

Robert J. McMahon
Ohio State University (Emeritus)
 Has Video Presentation

Joanne Meyerowitz

Joanne Meyerowitz
Yale University

Michelle Nickerson

Michelle Nickerson
Loyola University, Chicago

Margaret O

Margaret O'Mara
University of Washington

David M. Oshinsky

David M. Oshinsky
New York University

Andrew Preston

Andrew Preston
Cambridge University

Yevette Richards

Yevette Richards
George Mason University

Andrew J. Rotter

Andrew J. Rotter
Colgate University

E. Anthony Rotundo

E. Anthony Rotundo
Phillips Academy Andover

Ellen Schrecker

Ellen Schrecker
Yeshiva University (Emeritus)

Bruce J. Schulman

Bruce J. Schulman
Boston University
 Has Video Presentation

Donald Schwartz

Donald Schwartz
California State University, Long Beach (Emeritus)

Thomas Alan Schwartz

Thomas Alan Schwartz
Vanderbilt University

Martin J. Sherwin

Martin J. Sherwin
George Mason University

James T. Sparrow

James T. Sparrow
University of Chicago

Landon R. Storrs

Landon R. Storrs
University of Iowa

Thomas J. Sugrue

Thomas J. Sugrue
New York University
 Has Audio Presentation

Jeremi Suri

Jeremi Suri
University of Texas at Austin

Penny M. Von Eschen

Penny M. Von Eschen
Cornell University

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
University of California, Irvine
 Has Video Presentation