Miller Center

American Forum - For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War

Melvyn P. Leffler
September 28, 2007
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)

Melvyn P. Leffler
Melvyn P. Leffler

Melvyn P. Leffler is the Edward Stettinius professor of history at the University of Virginia, where he served as dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (1997–2001). He has written widely about national security and the Cold War, and his book A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War (Stanford, 1992) won the Bancroft, Ferrell, and Hoover Prizes for the best book in 1993. He is presently working on a book on George W. Bush and American foreign policy. Leffler earned degrees at Cornell University and Ohio State University.

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