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|John E. Haynes <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Address:||227 Camino de la Sierra
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-HOAC
Reviewer for H-Diplo
Reviewer for H-Pol
|Reviews:||Codebreaking, American Style
Did Communism Give Peace a Bad Name?
|Interests:||Labor History / Studies
Political History / Studies
John Earl Haynes, living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, held the post of 20th Century Political Historian in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress from 1987 until his retirement in 2012. He received his Ph.D. in 1978 from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. from Florida State University in 1966.
Dr. Haynes is the author, coauthor, or editor of twelve books:
Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943 (coauthors Fridrikh Firsov and Harvey Klehr, Yale University Press, 2014)
Spies: the Rise and Fall of the KGB in America (coauthors Harvey Klehr and Alexander Vassiliev, Yale University Press, 2009)
Early Cold War Spies: the Espionage Trials that Shaped American Politics (coauthor H. Klehr, Cambridge University Press, 2006)
In Denial: Historians, Communism and Espionage (coauthor H. Klehr, Encounter Books, 2002)
Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America (coauthor H. Klehr, Yale University Press, 1999)
Calvin Coolidge and the Coolidge Era: Essays on the History of the 1920s (editor, Library of Congress and the University Press of New England,1998)
The Soviet World of American Communism (coauthors H. Klehr and Kyrill Anderson, Yale University Press, 1998)
Red Scare or Red Menace? American Communism and Anticommunism in the Cold War Era (Ivan Dee Pub., 1996)
The Secret World of American Communism (coauthors H. Klehr and Fridrikh Firsov, Yale University Press, 1995)
The American Communist Movement: Storming Heaven Itself (coauthor H. Klehr, Twayne Pub., 1992)
Communism and Anti-Communism in the United States: An Annotated Guide to Historical Writings (Garland Pub., 1987, editor and compiler)
Dubious Alliance: The Making of Minnesota’s DFL Party (University of Minnesota Press, 1984)
He has also authored more than one hundred published articles and essays.
Dr. Haynes is also a member of the editorial boards of the journals American Communist History, The International Newsletter of Communist Studies, and the Jahrbuch für Historische Kommunismusforschung as well as on-line editor of the historical discussion list on American communism, H-HOAC. He was the Library of Congress’s historical representative to the Incomka Project (International Committee for the Computerization of the Comintern Archive).
In addition to his historical activities, Dr. Haynes has served as the Assistant Commissioner for Tax Policy in the Revenue Department of the State of Minnesota, aide to two Minnesota governors, a U.S. Senator, and a U.S. Representative, and researcher for a caucus of the Minnesota State Senate. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserve, rank of major.