Jeffrey A. Engel
Director of the Center for Presidential History
American Diplomatic History
Dallas Hall Room 318
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. in American History, 2001
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Master of Arts in American History, 1996
Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude in History, 1995
Oxford University, St. Catherine’s College, Trinity Term, 1994
Southern Methodist University
Director of the Center for Presidential History, 2012-Present Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government & Public Service
Associate Professor of History, 2012-Present
Senior Fellow, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, 2012 to Present
Associate Professor of History and Public Policy, 2009-2012 Texas A&M University, Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs
Verlin and Howard Kruse '52 Founders Professor, 2009-2012
Assistant Professor of History and Public Policy, 2004-2009
Evelyn and Ed F. Kruse '49 Faculty Fellow, 2006-2009
Director of Programming, 2009-2012 University of Pennsylvania
Interim Director, 2008-2009
Associate Director, 2007-2008
Lecturer in History and International Relations, 2003-2004 Yale University
Visiting Fellow, International Security Studies, Spring 2007
Olin Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Studies, 2001-2003
Lecturer in the Department of History, 2002-2003
America in the World: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on Terror, ed. with Mark Atwood Lawrence, and Andrew Preston (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014).
Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War, Jeffrey A. Engel, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
Rethinking Leadership and “Whole of Government” National Security Reform, with Joseph R. Cerami, (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010).
The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989, Jeffrey A. Engel, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). Excerpted in Foreign policy.com, November 9, 2009.
The China Diary of George H.W. Bush: The Making of a Global President (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008). Excerpted in Newsweek, December 24, 2007.
Local Consequences of the Global Cold War, Jeffrey A. Engel, ed. (Palo Alto and Washington, DC: Stanford University Press and Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2008).
Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007).
Fellowships and Awards
Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations Bernath Lecture Prize, 2012
Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2012
Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching,2011
Texas A&M University Competitive Faculty Development Leave, 2011.
History News Network “Top Young Historian,” 2010
Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award, 2010
Verlin and Howard Kruse '52 Founders Professor, 2009-Present
Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant, Texas A&M University, 2008
American Historical Association’s 2008 Paul Birdsall Prize, awarded biannually to the outstanding work published in European Military and Strategic History for Cold War at 30,000 Feet
Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations Summer Institute Participant, 2008
Bush Faculty Excellence Award (Annually Awarded to Outstanding Faculty Member), 2007
Evelyn and Ed F. Kruse '49 Faculty Fellow, Awarded to Outstanding GBS Assistant Professor, 2006-2009
Visiting Fellow, International Security Studies, Yale University, 2007
Silver Star Award, Awarded by Graduating Students to Outstanding Bush School Professor, 2006
John M. Olin Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Studies, Yale University, 2001-2003
Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, Temple University, 2000-2001
Guggenheim Research Fellow (renewed), National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 2000
Guggenheim Research Fellow, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1999-2000
W. Stull Holt Memorial Fellowship of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, 2000
United States Military Academy, West Point, Summer Teaching Fellow in Military History, 1999
Research Fellow, Harry S Truman Presidential Library Institute, 1999
Dissertation Research Fellow, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation, 1999
Visiting Research Fellow, Eisenhower World Affairs Council (Eisenhower Library), 1999
University of Wisconsin-Madison Vilas Fellow, 1997
Blattberg Writing Award, University of Wisconsin Department of History, 1997
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanistic Studies, 1995-1996
George Lustig Prize, Awarded to Outstanding History Department Graduate, Cornell University, 1995
Ford Foundation Scholar of the Cornell University Institute for Modern European Studies, 1994