George C. Herring received the Ph.D. degree in history from the University of Virginia, and he has taught at Ohio University as well as the University of Kentucky.
is the author of numerous books, articles, and essays, including The Secret Diplomacy
of the Vietnam War
: The Negotiating Volumes of the Pentagon Papers (1983), and LBJ and Vietnam: A Different Kind of War (1994).
He served as editor of the scholarly journal Diplomatic History from 1982 to 1986 , and was President of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in 19990.
In 1991, he
was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of Otago
, Dunedin, New Zealand, and in 1993-1994 he
was visiting professor of history at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point