Fredrik Logevall

Prof. Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations and modern international history. In 2013, his book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam won the Pulitzer Prize for History, as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, the American Library in Paris Book Award, and the Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations. His other books include America’s Cold War: The Politics of Insecurity and the college-level textbook A People and a Nation: A History of the United States. A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Logevall holds a PhD in History from Yale University. He previously served as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.