Theodore Friend, an FPRI Senior Fellow, is a teacher, historian, and novelist. In 2003, Harvard University Press published his latest book, Indonesian Destinies. In 2004, he served as C.V. Starr Distinguished Visiting Professor of Southeast Asia Studies at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC. He was president of Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships from 1984-96 and of Swarthmore College from 1973-82. Dr. Friend’s first book, Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines, 1929–1946 (Yale University Press, 1965) won the Bancroft Prize in American History, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy (1966).
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