Andrew (Andy) Rotter

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Andrew (Andy) Rotter

Charles A. Dana Professor of History and Peace and Conflict Studies, Emeritus

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BA, Cornell University, 1975; MA (1976), PhD (1981), Stanford University

St. Mary's College (CA); Vanderbilt University

U.S. diplomatic history, recent U.S. history, the Vietnam War

U.S.-Asia relations; Cold War; history of the senses; comparative empires

Articles and reviews in American Historical Review, Journal of American History, Diplomatic History, California History, The International History Review,  Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere

  • Empires of the Senses: Bodily Encounters in Imperial India and The Philippines (Oxford University Press, 2019)
  • Hiroshima: The World's Bomb (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Editor, Light at the End of the Tunnel: A Vietnam War Anthology, (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010)
  • Comrades at Odds: The United States and India, 1947-1964, (Cornell University Press, 2000)
  • The Path to Vietnam (Cornell University Press, 1987)

• President, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

  • American Historical Association Executive Council, Professional Division
  • Fulbright Lecturer, Japan

• Fellow, Gandhi Peace Foundation
• American Council of Learned Societies Senior Fellowship