Biography

Richard Crockatt has taught American history and International Relations at UEA since 1978. His main teaching field is post-Civil War American history but within that his special interests lie in foreign relations since 1945. Among his major publications are The Fifty Years' War: The United States and the Soviet Union in World Politics 1941-1991 (Routledge, 1995), America Embattled: September 11, Anti-Americanism and the Global Order (Routledge 2003) and After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power (Routledge 2007). He is editor of British Documents on Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Office Confidential Print , 9 Volumes,1940-1950, University Publications of America, (1999- 2003) and has written articles on American foreign policy, and other aspects of 20th century American history and international relations.

All Publications

Crockatt, R.

(2007)

After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power,

Routledge

ISBN 9780415392853, 9780415392846

UEA Repository

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(Published)


Crockatt, R.

(2007)

Nationalism Unbecoming: George W. Bush, War and the American Democratic Tradition,

Institute for the Study of the Americas

ISBN 9781900039840

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Crockatt, R.

(2006)

America and the New Millennium,

in Introduction to American Studies.

Pearson

pp. 20

ISBN 0582894372

UEA Repository

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(Published)


Crockatt, R.

(2004)

The End of the Cold War,

in The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations.

OUP

pp. 20

ISBN 0199271186

UEA Repository

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(Published)


Crockatt, R.

(2002)

America Embattled: September 11, Anti-Americanism and the Global Order,

Routledge

ISBN 0415283426

UEA Repository

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(Published)


Crockatt, R.

(2001)

Challenge and Response: Arnold Toynbee and the United States during the Cold War,

in War and Cold War in American Foreign Policy, 1942-62.

Palgrave Macmillan

pp. 108-130

ISBN 0333919408

UEA Repository

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(Published)


Key Research Interests

US foreign policy and intellectual history. 

Teaching Interests

My main fields of teaching are:

Survey modules in US History since 1990

Specialist study of the Cold War, the US Supreme Court, and recent US foreign policy.

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Winner of the American Studies Network Prize for 'The Fifty Years War' (1996)

Professional Activities

  • Member of the American Studies Research Assesment Exercise Panel 2001
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the British Association of American Studies and Chair of the Development Sub-Committee (2005-8)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of American Studies 2008 - present
  • Member of the Arts & Humanities Research Council Peer Review College 2006-2009
  • Committee Member of the North American Advisory Council, Chatham House

Administrative Posts

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies for UEA (1998-2001)
  • Deputy Dean of the School of English and American Studies (2003-4)