Dr. Fritz Bartel, Assistant Professor at the Bush School of Government & Public Service and an Albritton Center for Grand Strategy (CGS) faculty member, has been named the inaugural winner of the 2023 SMU Center for Presidential History (CPH) Book Prize.
Bartel’s book, The Triumph of Broken Promises: The End of the Cold War and the Rise of Neoliberalism (Harvard University Press), was named the inaugural winner by the SMU CPH on March 3, 2023. The Triumph of Broken Promises was one of three books named as finalists for the award. The other two finalists were Euromissiles (Cornell University Press), by Susan Colbourn; and A Great and Rising Nation (University of Chicago Press), by Michael Verney.
Bartel is a member of the Bush School International Affairs Department faculty. His research interests lie in US foreign relations, the global Cold War, grand strategy, and the history of capitalism.