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Robert Brigham

Bob Brigham

Professor Robert Brigham, is the Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of History and International Relations, at Vassar College. A specialist in U.S. foreign policy, Bob teaches a wide range of courses covering the history of U.S. diplomacy, human rights and international relations, along with several teaching awards, he has also earned fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for Humanities, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. In addition, he has been Albert Shaw Endowed Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, Mellon Senior Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University (Clare College), Visiting Professor of International Relations at Watson Institute for International Relations in Vietnam, summer seminar faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History (Fulbright) at University College Dublin. He is also an elected member of the London-based International Institute for Security Studies, the world’s leading authority on global security.