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Understanding Our New World - A Conversation with John Gaddis, Yale Professor, Historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Biographer
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute welcomes Yale professor, historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer John Gaddis for a virtual conversation at 10:00 a.m. CT Tuesday, May 25. Gaddis and Institute Director John Shaw will talk about the challenge of developing and implementing an American grand strategy for foreign policy and the art of biography writing.

Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History and a Distinguished Fellow of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University, where he teaches classes on the Cold War, grand strategy, biography, and historical methods. He received the National Humanities Medal in 2005 and won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for biography for his book "George F. Kennan: An American Life."

Gaddis is also the author of "On Grand Strategy" (2018), "The Cold War: A New History" (2005), and "The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past" (2002).

This event is part of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s Understanding Our New World virtual conversation series with policy experts, political analysts, government and private sector leaders, and historians.

If you would like to ask John Gaddis a question, please include it below in the “Questions & Comments” box, or email it to paulsimoninstitue@siu.edu.

May 25, 2021 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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