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Congratulations to CPH Fellow Dr. William Steding!

            Congratulations to CPH Fellow Dr. William Steding, who has just signed a contract with publisher Palgrave McMillan for his new book: Presidential Faith and Foreign Policy: Jimmy Carter the Disciple and Ronald Reagan the

Announcing 2014-15 CPH Events!

The Center for Presidential History is pleased to announce its schedule of events for the 2014-15! Our events – all free and open to the public – will: Explore the presidency from First Lady Luisa Catherine Adams, to Abraham Lincoln,

“America in the World”: A New Publication from CPH Director

We are pleased to announce a new publication from CPH Director Jeffrey Engel, along with his colleagues Mark Lawrence (UT-Austin) and Andrew Preston (Cambridge).  This new edited collection, America in the World: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to

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Call for Articles – Election of 2004 Website

Summary of Announcement The SMU Center for Presidential History announces a call for articles (500-1,000 words) to be published as part of a new research website dedicated to the Election of 2004. Full Announcement The Center for Presidential History (CPH)

Two Student Work-Study Positions Open for Application

The SMU Center for Presidential History (CPH) is accepting applications for two student work-study positions. Consistent with the broad work of the CPH, these positions will include work in a variety of fields, including research, clerical work, communication, website management,

2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The CPH is accepting applications for a 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate will couple his or her own research and publishing agenda with their contributions to the CPH’s Collective Memory Project.  For more information, or to apply, visit this

Jeffrey Engel receives the Bernath Lecture Prize

CPH Director Jeffrey Engel recently received the Bernath Lecture Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Engel’s lecture, “Bush, Germany, and the Power of Time: How History Makes History,” has now been published in the prestigious journal