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Dr Charlie Laderman

Dr Charlie Laderman

Lecturer in International History at King's College London

Charlie Laderman is a Lecturer in International History at King's College London, and is currently the Harrington Faculty Fellow at the University of Texas's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs & Clements Center for National Security. Dr. Laderman was formerly a Research Fellow at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, and an Affiliated Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on 19th and 20th century America and its relations with the wider world, with an emphasis on the intersection between U.S. and International History, the interconnection between U.S. foreign policy and domestic politics, and the relationship between imperialism, humanitarianism and liberal internationalism. He was previously a Fox International Fellow at the Whitney and Betty Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, and Smith Richardson Fellow in International Security Studies, both at Yale University, and an AHRC Fellow at the Kluge Center, Library of Congress.

Key Publications

  • The Invasion of America by an Englishman: E.D. Morel and the Anglo-American Intervention in the Congo in William Mulligan (ed.) The Politics and Culture of Anti-Slavery Movements in Global Perspective (Palgrave, 2013)
  • Sharing the Burden? The American Solution to the Armenian Question, 1918-1920, in Diplomatic History (2015) doi: 10.1093/dh/dhv036 First published online: August 24, 2015.
  • Theodore Roosevelt’s Second Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine in Richard Toye and Martin Thomas (eds.) Rhetoric of Empire (University of Manchester Press, forthcoming)
  • The United States and the League of Nations, in The Oxford Research Encyclopedia in American History (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)