Immerman, Richard

Richard H. Immerman is Professor and Edward J. Buthusiem Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow in History at Temple University and the Marvin Wachman Director of its Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy.  He is a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on the Cold War.  Besides Empire for Liberty, featured in his Rorotoko interview, Immerman is the author of The CIA in Guatemala: The Foreign Policy of Intervention, How Presidents Test Reality: Decisions on Vietnam, 1954 and 1965, Waging Peace: How Eisenhower Shaped an Enduring Cold War Strategy, John Foster Dulles: Piety, Pragmatism, and Power in U.S. Foreign Policy, and other books.  From September 2007-December 2008 Immerman served as Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analytic Integrity and Standards and Analytic Ombudsman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz
(Our Cover Feature of April 27, 2010)