|Areas of expertise||
American history; U.S. foreign relations; 20th century international history
Conor Tobin (Professional Historian)
2015: PhD (History), University College Dublin
2020-2021: Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow, UCD School of History
- Contributor to "Voices & Visions: A Collaboratively Built Primary Source Reader for US Foreign Relations" at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (vandvreader.org)
"US Foreign Policy Since 1945"
|Committees & Associations||
Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS), member; co-organizer of the 2017 annual conference
Co-convenor of #Afghanistan1979 twitter project
"'A Soviet Vietnam?' Zbigniew Brzezinski, the Carter Administration, and the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan." (ongoing book project)
"The United States and the Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-1989." In the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, ed. Jon Butler (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020), https://oxfordre.com/americanhistory/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.001.0001/acrefore-9780199329175-e-832
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
"The Myth of the 'Afghan Trap': Zbigniew Brzezinski and Afghanistan, 1978-1979." Diplomatic History 44, no. 2 (April 2020): 237-64, https://academic.oup.com/dh/article/44/2/237/5699276
"Report from Vietnam, February 27, 1968." Voices & Visions, June 2018, http://vandvreader.org/report-from-vietnam-february-27-1968/
"The Carter Doctrine, January 23, 1980." Voices & Visions, November 2017, http://vandvreader.org/1980-state-of-the-union-the-carter-doctrine-january-23-1980/
“Review of Zbigniew Brzezinski: America’s Grand Strategist. By Justin Vaïsse. Translated by Catherine Porter. Harvard University Press. 2018. 544pp. £25.95.” History: The Journal of the Historical Association 104, no. 360 (April 2019): 401-3.
“Review of The Cuban Missile Crisis: Origins, Course and Aftermath. By Jonathan Colman. Edinburgh University Press. 2016. vii + 296pp. £24.99.” History: The Journal of the Historical Association 103, no. 354 (January 2018): 190-92.