OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

David C. Engerman

Portrait of David C. Engerman

David C. Engerman is professor of history at Yale University. He is the author of two books on American ideas about Russia: the prizewinning Modernization from the Other Shore: American Intellectuals and the Romance of Russian Development (2003) and Know Your Enemy: The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts (2009). He has edited two volumes on modernization and development programs in the Third World and recently completed an international history of Cold War development, The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India (2018).

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