Fredrik Logevall

Past President
Academic Organization: 
Harvard University

Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of History. He is the author or editor of nine books, including, most recently, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America¹s Vietnam (Random House, 2012), which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for History, the Francis Parkman Prize, and the American Library in Paris Book Award; A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, 9th ed. (with Mary Beth Norton et al; Cengage, 2011); America¹s Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity (with Campbell Craig; Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2009); and Nixon in the World: American Foreign Relations, 1969-1977 (co-edited with Andrew Preston; Oxford University Press, 2008). A co-founder of the Center for Cold War Studies and International History at UC Santa Barbara, Logevall received his PhD from Yale University.