Zierler, David



Benjamin E. Akselrad

David Zierler is an Historian for the U.S. Department of State, where his research focuses on U.S. policy during the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan.  He received his Ph.D. from Temple University and was a visiting scholar at Yale University while completing the dissertation.  Besides The Invention of Ecocide, featured in his Rorotoko interview, David is the author of numerous essays and articles, and he is now at work on a new book project on foreign policy and journalism from World War I to Persian Gulf II.  He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and daughter.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam, and the Scientists who Changed the Way We Think About the Environment
(Our Cover Feature of July 31, 2011)