Miller Center

Melvyn Leffler, Fellowship Mentor

Edward R. Stettinius Professor of History, University of Virginia


Advisee(s): Jennifer See David Adesnik   

Melvyn Leffler is University of Virginia's Edward R. Stettinius Professor of History. He is also a faculty associate of the Miller Center's Governing America in a Global Era (GAGE) program. His area of expertise is diplomatic history, and he has written several books on the topic, including For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War; The Specter of Communism: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917–1953; and The Elusive Quest: America's Pursuit of European Stability and French Security, 1919–1933. He won the 1993 Bancroft Prize for his book, A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War.


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