Prof Michael Neiberg

Phone: 717-245-3306  
Curriculum Vitae

MICHAEL S. NEIBERG is Chair of War Studies and Professor of History in the Department of National Security and Strategy. He is a native of Pittsburgh and a graduate of both the University of Michigan and Carnegie Mellon University. He began his teaching career at the United States Air Force Academy and also taught at the University of Southern Mississippi where he co-directed the Center for the Study of War and Society. He was the Harold K. Johnson Visiting Professor at the Army War College for the 2010 Academic Year.His published work specializes on the First and Second World Wars, notably the American and French experiences.  His most recent book on the First World War is Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I (Harvard University Press, 2011), recently named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the five best books ever written on the First World War.  In October, 2012 Basic Books published his The Blood of Free Men, a history of the liberation of Paris in 1944.  In May, 2015 Basic will also publish his Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe. He is currently at work on a history of American responses to the First World War, 1914-1917.More information can be found on his personal web site at:

Publication Title Year Published Publisher Publication Type URL
Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe 2014 Basic Books Book!books/c1iwz
Blood of Free Men: Liberation of Paris, 1944 2012 Basic Books Book
Dance of the Furies: Europe and Outbreak of War in 1914 2011 Harvard University Press Book

Degree Area of Study School Graduation Year
MA - MASTER OF ARTS HISTORY Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 1992
BA - BACHELOR OF ARTS HISTORY University of Michigan (MI) 1991