Tami Davis Biddle is Professor of National Security Studies and Military History at the US Army War College, the Army's senior-level staff college.
From 2005-2007 she held the George C. Marshall Chair of Military Studies in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College, and from 2001-2002 she was the Harold K. Johnson Visiting Professor of Military History at the US Army's Military History Institute.
Prior to that she taught in the Department of History at Duke University where she was a core faculty member of the Duke University/University of North Carolina Joint Program in Military History.
Ph.D. from Yale University, training with Paul Kennedy and Gaddis Smith.
has held fellowships and visitorships from Harvard University's
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Social Science Research Council, the Brookings Institution, and the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum
research focus has been warfare in the 20th century, especially warfighting and diplomacy during the two world wars, and the early Cold War period.
In particular, she
has concentrated on the history of air warfare, and the history of the Cold War.
Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare: The Evolution of British and American Ideas about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945
(Princeton University Press, 2002), was a Choice outstanding academic book, and was recently added to the Royal Air Force Chief of Air Staff's
is currently working on a new book,
Taking Command: The United States at War, 1944-1945