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Luke Nichter
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Dr. Luke A. Nichter
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Spring 2014 Classes

Education

College or University Degree Earned Degree Subject Area
Bowling Green State University Ph.D. History
Regent University M.A. Public Policy
Regent University M.B.A. International Business
London School of Economics Fellowship Public Policy
University of Oxford Fellowship Public Policy
Bowling Green State University B.S. Economics and International Business

Education Related Employment

Dates Educational Institution Name Position
2012 – Present Texas A&M University – Central Texas Associate Professor of History
2009 – 2012 Texas A&M University – Central Texas Assistant Professor of History
2008 – 2009 Tarleton State University – Central Texas Assistant Professor of History
2004 – 2008 Bowling Green State University Teaching Assistant

Related Publications

Books

The Nixon Tapes (with Douglas Brinkley). New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, expected 2014.

Richard M. Nixon, 1969-1974 (tentative title). New York: Nova History Publications, expected 2014.

Lyndon B. Johnson: Pursuit of Populism, Paradox of Power. New York: Nova History Publications, 2013.

George W. Bush: Life of Privilege, Leadership in Crisis. New York: Nova History Publications, 2012.

Selected Chapters and Articles

"Nixon and Congo", in Daniele De Luca, ed., L'amministrazione Nixon e il continente africano, 1969-1974. Rome: Franco Angeli Editore, expected 2013.

"Richard M. Nixon," in Mathew Manweller, ed., Chronology of the U.S. Presidency. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012, pp. 1188-1225.

"George W. Bush," in Mathew Manweller, ed., Chronology of the U.S. Presidency. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012, pp. 1402-1444.

"Richard Nixon and Europe," in Melvin Small, ed., Richard M. Nixon: An Historiographical Companion. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2011, pp. 444-459.

"Superpower Relations, Backchannels, and the Subcontinent", with Richard A. Moss, Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol. 2, No. 3 (2010), pp. 47-75.

"Presidential Historians and Presidential Recordings", with Richard A. Moss, White House Studies, Volume 8, Issue 2 (2008), pp.197-202.

"Richard Nixon, His Secret Tapes, and Presidential Power" in Lawrence Velvel, ed., Presidential Power in America (Andover, MA: Doukathsan Press), 2007, pp. 217-243.

Presentations

"Jobs for the PhD Outside Academic Roundtable," Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, June 21, 2013.

"Richard Nixon and the Boys of Summer," 25th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, SUNY College at Oneonta/National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York, May 31, 2013.

"Anchor in the Oval Office: Presidential Recordings and the Bully Pulpit," 11th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, May 13, 2013.

"Richard Nixon and the Opening to China," Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Shanghai, May 9, 2013.

"Retracing Richard Nixon's Historic '72 Trip to China," Hangzhou State Guesthouse, Hangzhou, May 6, 2013.

"Retracing Richard Nixon's Steps in China, Strengthening 40 Years of Friendship," Great Hall of the People, Beijing, May 3, 2013.

"Taping History: A Roundtable on Presidential Recordings," Organization of American Historians, San Francisco, April 11, 2013.

"Cold War Camaraderie: Richard Nixon and Mobutu Sese Seko," American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch, 105th Annual Meeting, University of San Diego, August 11, 2012.

"'A Federal Offense of the Highest Order': The JCS, a Secret Confession, and the Theft of Nixon White House Records," Central Texas Military History Symposium, Texas A&M University – Central Texas, August 4, 2012.

"Richard Nixon, the Nixon Tapes, and Watergate", American University, October 6, 2011.

"Richard Nixon and Europe", Richard Nixon and His World: At the Cutting Edge of Research, Nixon Presidential Library/Miller Center of Public Affairs, July 22-23, 2011.

"Richard Nixon", Macho Presidents Roundtable, American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch, 103rd Annual Meeting, Santa Clara University, August 13, 2010.

"Nixon and Europe", Policy History Colloquium Series, History Department, Bowling Green State University, December 17, 2009.

"Richard Nixon, Oxford, and Transatlantic Relations," Washington International Studies Council, University of Oxford, May 25, 2009.

"U.S. Defense and Security Policy," UGreat DecisionsU Series, Wood County Senior Center, Bowling Green, Ohio, March 15, 2008.

"A Fresh Look at Policy-Making in the Nixon White House: Tales from the Nixon Tapes," Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, Chantilly, Virginia, June 21-23, 2007.

"The State of Archival Research in North America and Europe in 2006", History Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, November 15, 2006.

"The Nixon Tapes and the Imperial Presidency," Presidential Power in America: The Constitution, the Defense of a Nation and National Ethos, Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts, October 14-15, 2006.

"Richard M. Nixon and the Transatlantic Alliance: Competition and Collaboration, 1969-1974," Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, June 23-25, 2006.

"Richard M. Nixon and the Transatlantic Alliance: Competition and Collaboration, 1969-1974," National Policy History Conference, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, June 1-4, 2006.

Date Updated: 10/18/2013

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