Stephen F. Knott

Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College

Dr. Stephen Knott, a presidential historian, is a Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College. He previously served as Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. His books include The Reagan Years; Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth; Secret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency; At Reagan’s Side: Insiders’ Recollections from Sacramento to the White House; and Rush to Judgment: George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and His Critics. His forthcoming book, Washington & Hamilton: The Alliance that Forged America, will be published by Sourcebooks in August, 2015, and is being co-authored with Tony Williams, the author of numerous books on the American founding.