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November 11, 2007
David Kennedy
Stanford University, History Professor
David Kennedy BIO:

CURRENT:
· Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University
· Taught at Stanford since 1967
· Teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of the twentieth-century United States, American political and social thought, American foreign policy, American literature, and the comparative development of democracy in Europe and America.

BOOKS:
· Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger (1970)
· Social Thought in America and Europe, co-editor with Paul A. Robinson (1970)
· Progressivism: The Critical Issues, editor (1971)
· The American People in the Depression; Editor (1973)
· The American People in the Age of Kennedy; Editor (1973)
· Over Here: The First World War and American Society (1980)
· Power and Responsibility: Case Studies in American Leadership, co-editor with Michael Parrish (1986)
· The American Pageant: A History of the Republic, co-author with Thomas A. Bailey and Lizabeth Cohen (1979- 2005)
· The American Spirit: United States History as Seen by Contemporaries, co-editor with Thomas A. Bailey (1983-2005)
· Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (1999)

EDUCATION:
· Ph.D., Yale University, 1968 American Studies
· M.A., Yale University, 1964, American Studies
· B.A., Stanford University, 1963, History

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
· Pulitzer Prize, Francis Parkman Prize, Ambassador's Prize, and California Gold Medal for Literature, all for FREEDOM FROM FEAR, 2000
· Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching, Stanford, 1988
· George Washington Eggleston Prize (for best dissertation in History, Yale University, 1968)
· John Gilmary Shea Prize (for Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger, 1970
· Bancroft Prize (for Birth Control in America), 1971
· American Council of Learned Societies, Fellow, 1971-72
· Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Peace Fellow, 1971-1972
· Class Day Speaker, Stanford, 1974, 1982, 1998, 2004
· John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1975-1976
· Pulitzer Prize Finalist, History (for Over Here: The First World War and American Society), 1981
· Richard W. Lyman Award for Faculty Service, 1988
· Stanford Humanities Center, Fellow, 1989-1990
· Doctor of Letters (Hon.), La Trobe University, 2001
· Hoagland Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2005

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Info: David Kennedy discusses teaching and writing about U.S. political and military history of the wars of the 20th century to the present day. Mr. Kennedy edited "The Library of Congress World War II Companion," which was released by Simon & Schuster in October.

Book: The Library of Congress World War II Companion





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