About Andrew Pace

Dr. Pace is a historian of the US in the world who specializes in the moral fog of war. He is currently a DPAA Research Partner Fellow at the University of Southern Mississippi and a co-host on the Diplomatic History Channel for the New Books Network. He completed his PhD in US history at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2023 and he is now working on his first book manuscript about the reversal in US foreign policy from victory at all costs in World War II to peace at any price in the Vietnam War. His research has been supported by an Arts & Humanities dissertation fellowship, the Center for the Humanities and the Arts, and the Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant Program at CU Boulder as well as the Harry S. Truman Library Institute, the LBJ Foundation, and the Charles Koch Foundation. Dr. Pace has worked as an intern for the Latino History Project in Boulder County, as a brick-wall genealogist for Ancestry, and as a manuscript editor for two books on the American Civil War. He was also named a junior scholar with the International Policy Scholars Consortium and Network (IPSCON) at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). His teaching interests center on US foreign relations, morality and war, World War II, the Cold War, and the history of soccer. Dr. Pace holds an MA in social sciences from the University of Chicago and an Honors BA in history from the University of Utah. Dr. Pace is not an employee of DPAA, he supports DPAA through a partnership. The views presented are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of DPAA, DoD or its components.

Andrew O. Pace is a historian of the US in the world who specializes in the moral fog of war. He is currently a DPAA Research Partner Fellow at the University of Southern Mississippi.

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NBN Episodes hosted by Andrew:

Stuart A. Reid, "The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination" (Knopf, 2023)

May 19, 2024

The Lumumba Plot

Stuart A. Reid
Hosted by Andrew Pace

Today I talked to Stuart Reid about his new book The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination (Knopf, 2023). It was s…

Michael W. Doyle, "Cold Peace: Avoiding the New Cold War" (Liveright, 2023)

December 12, 2023

Cold Peace

Michael W. Doyle
Hosted by Andrew Pace

Michael W. Doyle's book Cold Peace: Avoiding the New Cold War (Liveright, 2023) offers an urgent examination of the world barreling toward a new Cold …

Steven Simon, "Grand Delusion: The Rise and Fall of American Ambition in the Middle East" (Penguin, 2023)

November 11, 2023

Grand Delusion

Steven Simon
Hosted by Andrew Pace

A longtime American foreign policy insider’s penetrating and definitive reckoning with this country’s involvement in the Middle East The culmination…

Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer" (Vintage, 2006)

October 21, 2023

American Prometheus

Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Hosted by Andrew Pace

The inspiration for Christopher Nolan’s major motion picture, Oppenheimer, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography explores the life and times of J. R…

Zachary Jacobson, "On Nixon's Madness: An Emotional History" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2023)

September 3, 2023

On Nixon's Madness

Zachary Jacobson
Hosted by Andrew Pace

When Richard Nixon battled for the presidency in 1968, he did so with the knowledge that, should he win, he would face the looming question of how t…