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Warren Cohen

Warren I. Cohen, Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus (Ph.D. University of Washington)

Professor Cohen taught American diplomatic history. His principal research interests are in American-East Asian relations. Winner of numerous awards and distinctions for his scholarship, Professor Cohen is the author of 12 books, seven edited books, and two textbooks.  His most recent books include America’s Response to China, Empire Without Tears, America in the Age of Soviet Power, East Asia at the Center, America’s Failing Empire: U.S. Foreign Relations Since the Cold War, and his latest publication,The Challenge to American Primacy, 1945 to the Present (Cambridge, 2013). Professor Cohen received the University System of  Maryland Regents’ Award for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity for 2004-2005.  He is a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  For a recent TV interview Prof. Cohen gave about the tensions between China and Vietnam, click here.

Contact: 410-455-2312 | wcohen@umbc.edu