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


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

• Hiroshima: The World's Bomb (Oxford University Press, 2008)
• Light at the End of the Tunnel: A Vietnam War Anthology, should now be 3rd edition, Rowman and Littlefield, 2010
• Comrades at Odds: Culture and Indo-U.S. Relations, 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 (2010)
• Fellow, Gandhi Peace Foundation
• Harry S. Truman Library Institute grant
• American Council of Learned Societies Senior Fellowship