Walter A. McDougall is the Co-Chair of FPRI’s Madeleine and W.W. Keen Butcher History Institute, Chairman of FPRI Board of Advisors, Chair of FPRI’s Center for the Study of America and the West, and sits on the Board of Editors for FPRI’s journal, Orbis. He is the Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.Read More
Walter A. McDougall is co-chair, with David Eisenhower, of FPRI’s History Institute for Teachers. He is also the Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent book is Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era, 1829-1877 (HarperCollins, 2008).
From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776, by George C. Herring. Oxford University Press.
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