Fredric Smoler

The Adda Bozeman Chair in International Relations

BA, Sarah Lawrence College. MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. Central interest in European history and culture, with special emphasis on military history and literature. Writes regularly for First of the Month and Dissent; occasional contributor to The Nation, The Observer (London); former editor, Audacity; contributing editor, American Heritage Magazine; SLC, 1987–

Undergraduate disciplines: Literature, History

Courses taught in Literature

Courses from previous years

  • First-Year Studies in History and Literature: The Two World Wars of the 20th Century
  • The Forms and Logic of Comedy
  • History Plays
  • The Music of What Happens: Alternate Histories and Counterfactuals
  • Imagining War

Courses taught in History

Courses from previous years

  • The Idea of a Balance of Power

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