Ryan Irwin

Associate Professor of History
University at Albany
Short Bio: 

Ryan Irwin writes about U.S. and the World history.  His first book, Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order, explored how African independence altered the international system at the height of the Cold War.  His current book examines what the Free World meant to its architects during the mid-twentieth century.  He's also drafting some thoughts about Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
Irwin joined SHAFR in the early 2000s.  An upstate New York native, he now teaches at the University at Albany.  He received his PhD from Ohio State University in 2010.