Professor Zeiler will talk about America and how it relates to the world through culture, politics, economics and diplomacy, Special Guest: US Consul General John Nay.

Thomas Zeiler is a Professor of History, and former chair, at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received is B.A. from Emory University and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where he studied with Stephen Pelz. Tom serves as the executive editor of Diplomatic History and as the editor-in-chief of American Foreign Relations Since 1600: A Guide to the Literature, as well as on SHAFR’s Teaching Committee. A member of the State Department Historical Advisory Committee, he also directs a program, in collaboration with the Hoover Institution at Stanford, that will bring all of the secretaries of defense to Boulder for teaching, lectures, and oral histories. He gave the Bernath Lecture in 2001 and has lived in Buenos Aires and Tokyo as a Senior Fulbright Scholar. The most recent of his six books is Ambassadors in Pinstripes: The Spalding World Baseball Tour and the Birth of the American Empire. His next project is a global history of World War II, to be published by Oxford University Press.

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