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Ph.D. Charles S. MAIER Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University


1960 graduated from Harvard College
-61 studied at St. Antony's College, Oxford
1961-67 Ph.D. in history at Harvard
1967-75 taught at Harvard as instructor, assistant professor and lecturer
1976 visiting Professor of history at the University of Bielefeld
-80 Associate Professor and Professor of History at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
1981 appointed Professor of History at Harvard
1991-2002 Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies
1994-2001 Director of the Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies
1993-97 Chair of the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies


American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Council on Foreign Relations
1998-99 German American Academic Advisory Council
1980's chaird the SSRC-ACLS Joint Committee on Western Europe


Dissolution: The Crisis of Communism and the End of East Germany, Princeton University Press 1997
The Marshall Plan and Germany, Berg Press 1991 and Nomos 1992
In Search of Stability: Explorations in Historical Political Economy, Cambridge University Press 1987
Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany and Italy in the Decade after World War I, Princeton University Press 1975


Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize
Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation