David M. Kennedy
David M. Kennedy is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus.
Professor Kennedy received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1988. Reflecting his interdisciplinary training in American studies, which combines the fields of history, literature, and economics, Professor Kennedy's scholarship is notable for its integration of economic and cultural analysis with social and political history.
He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in 2000 for Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War. He received an AB in history from Stanford University and an MA and PhD from Yale University.