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Hope M. Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org>
George Washington University
I am working on a book manuscript on the Berlin Wall as a site of memory from 1989-2009. I am generally interested in the politics of memory, the intersection of history and memory, commemoration, German history, Russian history and cold war international history.
|Address:||1957 E St., N.W., Suite 412
Inst. for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Elliott School of International Affairs
Washington, District of Columbia 20052
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Diplo
|Interests:||Diplomacy and International Relations
European History / Studies
Political History / Studies
B.A., Harvard, Social Studies, 1985. Ph.D., Columbia, Political Science, 1993. Author of Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (Princeton, 2003), winner of the 2004 AAASS Marshall Shulman Prize. “Teaching and Scholarship on the Cold War in the United States,” Cold War History, Vol. 8, no. 2 (May 2008), pp. 259-284. “The Berlin Wall–an Icon of the Cold War Era?” in On Both Sides of the Wall: Preserving Monuments and Sites of the Cold War Era, eds., Leo Schmidt and Henriette von Preuschen (Berlin and Bonn: Westkreuz-Verlag, GmbH, 2005), pp. 18-27.
“Berlin” section of the website, www.coldwarfiles.org, “The Cold War Files: Interpreting History Through Documents,” a website created by the Cold War International History Project of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the GW Cold War Group with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 2005. Teach courses on International Cold War History, The Two Germanys and the Cold War, Soviet Foreign Policy (1917-1991), and Uses and Misuses of History in International Affairs. Served from 2000-2001 as Director of European and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council, Executive Office of the President, as a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. Portfolio encompassed White House relations with Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus. Have appeared on C-SPAN, CNN, the History Channel, and BBC.