New Fulbright Visiting Professor delivers special seminar series on war and society

Gregory Daddis, Director of the Center for War and Society and the USS Midway Chair in Modern US Military History, has been announced as this year’s Fulbright-Oxford-Pembroke Visiting Professor in Politics and International Relations.

Professor Daddis is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, has a MA from Villanova University, and a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He specialises in Cold War history, with an emphasis on the Vietnam War and his written five books–including a trilogy on the American war in Vietnam.

He worked as an official advisor for the 2017 Ken Burns-Lynn Novick documentary, The Vietnam War, and has led multiple tours to Vietnam for educational purposes. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and National Interest magazine.

While at Oxford, Greg will organise a series of seminars at Pembroke College on ‘War and Society’.

The series will explore how societies go to war, experience war, and interpret war and its consequences, and include: