Frank Costigliola

Position: 
Past President
Academic Organization: 
University of Connecticut

Frank Costigliola is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, and NATO. He has received the University of Connecticut Chancellor’s Excellence in Research Award and the University of Connecticut Alumni Association’s Excellence in Research Award. He is the author of Awkward Dominion: American Political, Economic and Cultural Relations with Europe, 1919-1933; France and the United States: The Cold Alliance since World War II; and over thirty journal articles and book chapters. His most recent publications include “The ‘Invisible Wall’: Personal and Cultural Origins of the Cold War” in The New England Journal of History (Fall 2007), “Broken Circle: The Isolation of Franklin D. Roosevelt in World War II” in Diplomatic History (forthcoming), and “U.S. Foreign Policy from Kennedy to Johnson” in the Cambridge History of the Cold War (forthcoming). He is finishing a book entitled Lost Alliances: Americans, British, and Soviets, 1941-1946. He was on SHAFR Council in 1997-99 and in 2004-2006 and he has served on many SHAFR committees. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he worked with Walter LaFeber.

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