A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thoughtfully incorporates new and significant literature on Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thoroughly examines both the Eisenhower era and the man himself, broadening the historical scope by which Eisenhower is understood and interpreted
Presents a complete picture of Eisenhower's many roles in historical context: the individual, general, president, politician, and citizen
This Companion is the ideal starting point for anyone researching America during the Eisenhower years and an invaluable guide for graduate students and advanced undergraduates in history, political science, and policy studies
Meticulously edited by a leading authority on the Eisenhower presidency with chapters by international experts on political, international, social, and cultural history
A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower
Notes on Contributors
Thomas Bruscino is Associate Professor of History at the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies. He is the author of A Nation Forged in War: How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along (2010), and his writings have appeared in the Claremont Review of Books , Army History , The New Criterion , Military Review , The Journal of Military History , White House Studies , War & Society , War in History , The Journal of America's Military Past , Doublethink , Reviews in American History , Joint Force Quarterly , and Parameters .
James Callanan teaches at Durham University, UK, and is a specialist in Cold War and modern American history. He has done extensive research into the workings of the US intelligence community and is the author of Covert Action in the Cold War: US Policy, Intelligence and CIA Operations (2010).
Richard V. Damms is Associate Professor of History at Mississippi State University. He is the author of Scientists and Statesmen: Eisenhower's Science Advisers and National Security Policy (2015) and The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953-1961 (2002), and co-editor of Culture, Power and Security: New Directions in the History of National and International Security (2012).
Robert T. Davis II is Associate Professor of History at the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He is the author of The Challenge of Adaptation: The US Army in the Aftermath of Conflict, 1953-2000 (2008) and The US Army and the Media in the 20th Century (2009), and the editor of U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security: Chronology and Index for the 20th Century , 2 vols. (2010).
Andrew J. Falk is Associate Professor of History at Christopher Newport University in Virginia, where he specializes in the history of American foreign relations, politics, and culture. He is the author of Upstaging the Cold War: American Dissent and Cultural Diplomacy, 1940-1960 (2010), which earned Honorable Mention for the Stuart Bernath Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. His current book project, Shadow Diplomats , examines how American NGOs and private citizens served as proxies for the US government to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and displaced persons during the era of the world wars of the twentieth century.
J. Brooks Flippen is Professor of History at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is the author of Nixon and the Environment (2000), Conservative Conservationist: Russell E. Train and the Emergence of American Environmentalism (2006), and Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right (2011).
Kevin E. Grimm is Assistant Professor of History at Regent University in Virginia Beach. He studies the many relationships between African Americans, US policymakers, international labor unions, and African nations, especially Ghana, in the 1950s and 1960s. His work has appeared in the Journal of Contemporary History and OFO: Journal of Transatlantic Studies . He has also written several book chapters, including one on the legislative and social impact of film documentaries analyzing the murder of Emmett Till. He is the author of America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945-1950 (forthcoming).
Peter L. Hahn is Professor of History and Divisional Dean, Arts and Humanities, at The Ohio State University He served as executive director of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations from 2003 to 2015. He is the author of five books on the history of American foreign relations in the Middle East, most recently Missions Accomplished? The United States and Iraq since World War I (2012).