This event is part of “The U.S. in World Affairs: The Cold War & Beyond,” a lecture series organized by the Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professorship in cooperation with the Department of History and the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The lecture will be given by William Leuchtenburg, a Professor Emeritus of History at UNC-Chapel Hill. He taught history in universities for 56 years, including 30 years at Columbia and 20 years in North Carolina. In Europe, he taught at Oxford University (Harmsworth chair), and lectured in England, Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Israel and South Africa. He is the elected president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Society of American Historians.
He holds a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University.