Teaching fellow in history University of California, 1925-1926. Acting instructor in citizenship Stanford, 1926-1927, assistant professor of history, 1930-1935, associate professor, 1935-1940, professor, 1940, Margaret Byrne professor American history, 1952-1968, professor emeritus, 1968-1983. Executive head history department, 1952-1955, 57-59.
Instructor history and political science U. Hawaii, 1927-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1930. Assistant professor of history U. Washington, summer 1931. Visiting professor diplomatic history George Washington University, 1936-1937.
Visiting lecturer history Harvard, 1943-1944, Cornell, 1950. Fellow Rockefeller Foundation International Relations and. Member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1939-1940.
Albert Shaw lecturer in diplomatic history Johns Hopkins, 1941. Observer in, Europe; and civilian member of staff National War College, 1947.
- Author: Theodore Roosevelt and the Japanese-American Crises, 1934, A Diplomatic History of the American People, 1940, 10th edit., 1980, The Policy of the United States Toward the Neutrals, 1917-1918, 1942, America’s Foreign Policies. Past and Present, 1943, review edit., 1945, Woodrow Wilson and the Lost Peace, 1944 (awarded Commonwealth Club gold medal), Woodrow Wilson and the Great Betrayal, 1945, Wilson and the Peacemakers, 1947, The Man in the Street, 1948, America Faces Russia, 1950 (Gold medal Commonwealth Club), The American Pageant, 1956, 6th edit., 1979, Presidential Greatness, 1966, The Art of Diplomacy, 1968, Democrats versus Republicans, 1968, Essays Diplomatic and Undiplomatic, 1969, Probing America’s Past, 1973, (with Paul B. Ryan) The Lusitania Disaster, 1975, Voices of America, 1976, The Marshall Plan Summer, 1977, Hitler versus Roosevelt, 1979, The Pugnacious Presidents, 1980, Presidential Saints and Sinners, 1981.
Member of the board editors: Pacific History Rev, 1937-1940. Member American History Association (president Pacific Coast branch 1959-1960), Organisation American Historians (president 1968), Stanford Institute American History (director 1952-1953), Society for Historians of America Foreign Relations (president 1968), Phi Beta Kappa., Delta Sigma Rho.
Born December 14, 1902