Selected Publications and Presentations
- Years of Estrangement: America Relations with the Soviet Union, 1933-1941 (Tallahassee: University Presses of Florida, 1980)
- “Watching Stalin Maneuver Between Hitler and the West: American Diplomats and Soviet Diplomacy, 1934-1939,” Diplomatic History 1:2 (1977): 140-54
Research and Interests
Thomas R. Maddux received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1964 and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1969. Since 1969 he has taught classes in U.S. history and U.S. international relations including special topics courses on the Cold War and the Vietnam Conflicts. He is the author of Years of Estrangement: America Relations with the Soviet Union, 1933-1941 (Tallahassee, Fl.: University Presses of Florida, 1980) as well as several articles on Soviet-U.S. relations. He has served multiple terms as chair of the Department of History and has also chaired the W.P. Whitsett Committee on California History. He is an editor for H-Diplo, an online discussion network and journal dedicated to the study of diplomatic and international history, which is affiliated with H-Net.