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educator , historian , writer

Douglas G. Brinkley, American historian, writer, educator. Recipient Stessin award, Hofstra University, 1993, Theodore & Franklin Roosevelt Naval History award, 1993, Notable Book award, New York Times, 1993, 1998, Bernath Lecture prize, 1996.


Brinkley, Douglas G. was born on December 14, 1960 in Atlanta.


Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1982. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, Washington, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Military and Diplomatic History, Georgetown University, Washington, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Connecticut University. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), NOVA Southeastern University, Ft, Lauderdale, Florida.


Professor United States Navel Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, Princeton University, New Jersey, Hofstra University, Long Island. Stephen E. Ambrose professor history, director Eisenhower Center American Studies University New Orleans. Professor history, director Theodore Roosevelt Center American Civilization Tulane University, New Orleans, 2005—2007, director Theodore Roosevelt Center for American Civilization.

Professor history Rice University, Houston, since 2007, fellow James A. Baker III Institute Public Policy, since 2007.



Married; 3 children.