Professor - Department of History
Prof. Cullather is a historian of United States foreign relations with special interests in the areas of diplomatic history, intelligence, modernization theory, and U.S.-Asian relations.
Prof. Cullather has written widely about US foreign policy in developing countries in Asia. In his recent book The Hungry World: America's Cold War Battle against Poverty in Asia, Prof. Cullather explores the Cold War history of large-scale American relief efforts in Afghanistan, India, China, and Southeast Asia; the politics of food and famine; and US use of technology to modernize farming practices and, in the process, stop the spread of communism. Prof. Cullather has also written about thepolitical economy of United States-Philippines relations between 1942 and 1960.
Selected Honors and Awards
Global and International Studies Building 2007
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