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Fritz Bartel joined the Department of International Affairs as an Assistant Professor in 2019. He came to the Bush School from Yale University, where he was Associate Director of International Security Studies and also held a postdoctoral fellowship.
Bartel’s book The Triumph of Broken Promises: The End of the Cold War and the Rise of Neoliberalism was published with Harvard University Press in 2022. As a dissertation, it won the 2018 Oxford University Press USA Dissertation Prize in International History from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR). Along with Nuno P. Monteiro, he also co-edited Before and After the Fall: World Politics and the End of the Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2021). His work has been published in Enterprise & Society and Diplomatic History, and his research has been funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Miller Center. He received his PhD in history from Cornell University.
Bartel’s research interests lie in US foreign relations, the global Cold War, grand strategy, and the history of capitalism.