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Dr. George C. Herring Jr.

Professor of History

University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky 40536

United States

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Background Information

Employment History


Diplomatic History


Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

Visiting Professor of History

U.S. Military Academy

Visiting Fulbright Scholar

University of Otago



Member of the Historical Advisory Committee
Central Intelligence Agency

Vietnam War

Professor Emeritus
University of Kentucky's Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce

Emeritus History Professor
Vassar College


Northwestern University


Roanoke College


Univ. of Kentucky


University of Virginia

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11. I base this on a suggestion from University of Kentucky historian George Herring.

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Among those participating in the historic two-day conference will be General Alexander Haig; Secretary of State Henry Kissinger; Special Counsel to President Kennedy Theodore Sorensen; Special Assistant to President Johnson Jack Valenti; Senator Chuck Hagel; New York Times columnist Bob Herbert; Ambassador Pete Peterson; professors George Herring, Robert D. Schulzinger, and Marilyn Young; journalists Steve Bell and Dan Rather; Pulitzer Prize-winning authors David Halberstam and Frances Fitzgerald; and historians Michael Beschloss, David Kaiser and Jeffrey Kimball.

Professor George Herring, Alumni Professor of History, University of Kentucky, author of America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975.

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George Herring, retired Professor Emeritus and formerly Alumni Professor of History, has been connected to the Patterson School from the early Vince Davis years. He received his B.A. from Roanoke College in 1957 and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1965.
Professor Herring retired after thirty-six years at the University of Kentucky. He served as chair of the Department of History from 1973-1976 and 1988-1996, and he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. In 1993, he was a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy and in 2001 at the University of Richmond. In 2002, he was awarded the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations' Norman A. Graebner Prize for distinguished contributions to the field.
Professor Herring's research centered on U.S. foreign relations. His most recent work is From Colony to Superpower: American Foreign Relations Since 1776, (part of the Oxford History of the United States).
Professor Herring is one of the nation's foremost experts on the Vietnam War.

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George Herring, Professor of History Emeritus, University of Kentucky

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His timely revisiting of the epic battle of Khe Sanh reminds us that for those who experience combat a war may never end ." GEORGE HERRING, Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky and author of America's Longest War and From Colony to Superpower.

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