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Laurence Jurdem
Email: jurdem@fordham.edu
Advisor: Michael E. Latham
Dissertation Title: "The Power to Define Reality": The Conservative Media's influence on American foreign policy 1964-1980

Education
M.A., U.S. History, The University of Louisville, 1998
B.A., International Relations, Syracuse University, 1989

Research Interests
Laurence's interests include American political history, the American presidency, American conservatism, political leadership and political biography.

Publications
Articles:
• Berman, Milton, Ed. The Eighties in America: Biographical Entry: Lee Atwater. Ipswich, Mass: Salem Press, 2008.
• Berman, Milton, Ed. The Nineties in America: Biographical Entries: Newt Gingrich and William S. Cohen. Ipswich, Mass: Salem Press, 2009.
•“James Burnham, Sidney Hook and the Search for Intellectual Truth from Communism to the Cold War, 1933-1956.” (Article in progress for Journal of American Communist History)
• New York Times Letter to the Editor, Public Dialogue: Advice For The GOP,” November 18, 2012.
• New York Times Letter to the Editor, Sunday Dialogue: “A Single Seven Year Term For President.” April 27, 2013.
Book Reviews:
• Joshua M. Glasser, “The Eighteen Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton And A Campaign in Crises.” New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. (Accepted for publication for Essays In History)


Conference Presentations
James Burnham, Sidney Hook and the Search for Intellectual Truth from Communism to the Cold War, 1933-1956. Third Annual U.S. Intellectual History Conference, October, 2010.
 
 

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