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Carolyn Eisenberg

Professor of History


Degrees

PHD, 1971, Columbia University; MA, 1969, Columbia University; BA, 1967, Univ Chicago


Bio

Carolyn Eisenberg is a Professor of US History and American Foreign Policy at Hofstra University. Her forthcoming book, Never Lose: Nixon, Kissinger and the Illusion of National Security  will be published by WW Norton Press. Her previous book Drawing the Line: the American Decision to Divide Germany (Cambridge University Press) was awarded the Stuart Bernath Book Prize from the Society of Historians of Foreign Relations, the Herbert Hoover Library Prize and was a finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize for outstanding English-language book on international relations.

Professor Eisenberg has lectured widely, publishing numerous articles on issues of war and peace. She was the consultant to the New York Historical Society for their exhibition on Vietnam,  as well as to visiting historians from Vietnam, interested in using American archives.  She has worked with several Congressional offices on foreign policy issues and is presently the legislative coordinator for Historians for Peace and Democracy.


Teaching Interests

20th century US History and American Foreign Policy

Research Interests

Submitted completed manuscript to WW Norton Press on the Nixon-Kissinger foreign policy. It is being edited by them now

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
HIST 020 (HP) WHY HISTORY MATTERS Undergraduate
HIST 103 DEBATING HISTORY Undergraduate
HIST 148 US:1945 TO PRESENT Undergraduate
HIST 177A 2020 ELECTION HISTORICAL PERSP Undergraduate
HIST 192 READINGS IN HIST 1 Undergraduate
HIST 194 READINGS IN HIST 2 Undergraduate
HIST 199 INTERNSHIP IN HISTORY Undergraduate
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