David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus and co-director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University, where he has taught for more than four decades. His book, Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2000. He has lectured on American history in Italy, Germany, Turkey, Scandinavia, Canada, Britain, Australia, and Ireland. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. In 2008, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded him the Wilbur Cross Medal, its highest honor.
David M. Kennedy