Andrew (Andy) Rotter

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Andrew (Andy) Rotter

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

Department/Office Information

History, Asian Studies, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies
319 Alumni Hall
  • TR 2:45pm - 4:00pm (317 Alumni Hall)
  • W 10:30am - 11:30am (317 Alumni Hall)

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

  • 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)

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

• 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