December 2014

Publication Delayed-FRUS Volume on 1953 CIA Action in Iran

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Historians looking forward to publication of the long-awaited supplemental volume in the Foreign Relations of the United States series covering 1953 CIA actions in Iran will have to continue waiting.  As reported by Steven Aftergood of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy, the planned release of this volume was blocked due to current events.  Per the minutes of the 8 September Historical Advisory Committee, State Department Historian Stephen "Randolph

Petra Goedde

Petra Goedde is associate professor of history and associate director of the Center for Humanities at Temple University.  She completed her PhD at Northwestern University in 1995. Her research interests are in U.S. foreign relations, transnational, culture, and gender history.

Paul Kramer

Paul A. Kramer is an Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University and author of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines (UNC Press, 2006), as well as numerous articles, including “Power and Connection: Imperial Histories of the United States in the World,” in the American Historical Review.  His scholarship has been awarded SHAFR’s 2007 Bernath Book Prize, its 2002 Bernath Article Prize, and the Bernath Lecture Prize for 2008, and the Organization of American Historians’ 2007 James A.

Amanda Boczar

Amanda Boczar is a Dissertation Year Fellow at the University of Kentucky. She specializes in the intersections of U.S. in the World with war, culture, gender, sexuality, and memory. Her dissertation examines how Amercan GI sexual encounters with civilian women during the Vietnam War challenged the U.S.-South Vietnamese alliance and altered how each side fought and remembered the war.

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