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Arthur Herman

Senior Fellow

Dr. Arthur Herman (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, 1985) is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestselling How the Scots Invented the Modern World (2001); the Pulitzer Prize Finalist Gandhi and Churchill (2008); To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (nominated for the UK’s Mountbatten Prize); and the highly acclaimed Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, which The Economist magazine picked as one of the Best Books of 2012.

His most recent work, 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder, was published by Harper in November of 2017. His previous book, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, was published by Random House in June of 2016.

Educated at the University of Minnesota and Johns Hopkins University in history and classics, Dr. Herman is a frequent contributor on defense, energy, and technology issues to Commentary magazine, the New York Post, National Review, and the Wall Street Journal. He was also the first non-British citizen to be named to the Scottish Arts Council from 2007 to 2009.

U.S.-China Trade Relations and Challenges: Past, Present, and Future

U.S. Support of Taiwan: The Way Forward June 7 Event

The Dynamics of Democracy in Asia: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives March 15 Event

1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder January 22nd Event

The Coming Quantum Revolution: Security and Policy Implications October 17th Event

Asian Shadows: The Hidden History of World War II in the Pacific January 18th Event

Science, Technology, and the U.S.-Japan Alliance December 19th Event

Handle with Fear: Fixing a Broken International Postal System September 19th Event

Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior June 20th Event

Revolution 2016: Trump, Sanders, and the Need for More Human Politics April 29th Event

U.S.-China Energy Cooperation: Risks, Opportunities, and Solutions November 16th Event

Warfighting at Sea: What Has Changed Since the Falklands War of 1982 October 21st Event

Can Defense Export Control Reform Save the Pacific Pivot? July 14th Event

Strategic Failure: A Book Discussion with Mark Moyar June 30th Event

Time to Restore a Constitutional Congress December 17th Event

Securing Defense Technology in a Globalized Marketplace December 17th Event