305 Mershon Center
B.A., Brandeis University, American Studies (1989)
M.A., University of Texas, American Studies (1992)
M.A., University of Texas, American Studies (1993)
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, History (1998)
Dr. Lerner's research and teaching focus is on modern American diplomatic and political history, with an emphasis on US-Korean relations, as well as general American policy in the 1960s. Lerner is author of Looking Back at LBJ: White House Politics in a New Light (University Press of Kansas, 2005), and The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy (University Press of Kansas, 2002). He is longtime co-editor of Passport, the newsletter for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and and is on the advisory board of the North Korea International Documentation Project, directed by the Cold War International History Project at the Wilson Center for Scholars.
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Faculty web page
Media Relations video:
Will North Korea go to war?
North Korea's Cold War (2011-12)
Passport: The Newsletter of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations (2005-12)
Associate Professor of History
The Ohio State University at Newark