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Patrick Garrity

Portrait of Patrick Garrity

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Patrick J. Garrity is a Research Associate with the Presidential Recordings Program.  His research interests include the history of American foreign policy, U.S. nuclear strategy, and the threat of weapons of mass destruction.  He joined the Miller Center in 2000, on assignment from the Los Alamos National Laboratory.  He holds the Ph.D. in Government from Claremont Graduate University.  He has previously held research and teaching positions at Johns Hopkins University’s Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Naval Postgraduate School.

Miller Center Projects

Dr. Garrity focuses on the national security policy of the Nixon Administration.  He is reviewing the White House tapes dealing with nuclear weapons, SALT and U.S.-Soviet relations.  He is completing books on American views about foreign regime change; and on the relationship between John and John Quincy Adams.

Selected Publications

A Sacred Union of Citizens:  George Washington’s Farewell Address and the American Character (co-author)

Nuclear Weapons in the Changing World:  Perspectives from Europe, Asia, and North America (co-editor)

“The Long Twilight Struggle,” Claremont Review of Books (Summer 2006)

“Spying on the Bomb: A Review,” Commentary (April 2006)

“Nuclear Weapons and Asia-Pacific Security: Issues, Trends, and Uncertainties,” National Security Studies Quarterly (Winter 1998)

“The Next Nuclear Questions,” Parameters:  U.S. Army War College Quarterly (Winter 1995–96)

“The Future of U.S. Nuclear Strategy,” Survival 36 (Winter 1994–1995)

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