THE YALE CLUB Y OF NEW HAVEN
Wed, 02/01/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Yale Club of New Haven
Invites you to attend a
Lecture, Book Signing and Reception
Professor John Lewis Gaddis
Robert A Lovett Prof. of Military & Naval History, Dir. Brady Johnson Prog. in Grand Strategy;
Prof. Political Science
"George F. Kennan and His Legacy"
On Wednesday, February 1, 2012
MacMillan Center/Luce Hall
34 Hillhouse Avenue
Professor Gaddis will have copies of his recent book, “George F. Kennan - An American Life” available for purchase and signing. Wine and cheese reception and book signing to follow his talk
There will be no refunds or exchanges.
Please make ______ reservations at $ 15.00 per person for February 1st.
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Raised in Cotulla
, Texas, Gaddis attended the University of Texas at Austin
, He received his B.A. in 1963, his M.A. in 1965, and his Ph.D. in 1968, under the direction of Robert Divine. He taught briefly at Indiana University Southeast
before joining Ohio University
in 1969. At Ohio, he founded and directed the Contemporary History Institute
and was named a distinguished professor in 1983. In the 1975-1977 academic years, Gaddis was a Visiting Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College
. In the 1992-1993 academic years, he was the Harmsworth Professor of American History
at Oxford University
. He has held visiting positions at the Naval War College
, Princeton University
, and the University of Helsinki
. He served as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
in 1992. In 1997, he moved to Yale University to become the Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History. In the 2000-2001 academic year, Gaddis was the George Eastman Professor
at Oxford, the second scholar (after Robin Winks
) to have the honor of being both Eastman and Harmsworth professor.
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