MARILYN B. YOUNG
Marilyn B. Young is, co-director of the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center and a full professor in the department of history at NYU. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1963, and taught at the University of Michigan before coming to NYU in 1980. Her publications include Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, 1895-1901; Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century (with William Rosenberg) and The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990. She has edited and co-edited several anthologies, including Women in China: Essays on Social Change and Feminism; Promissory Notes: Women and the Transition to Socialism (with Rayna Rapp and Sonia Kruks); Vietnam and America: A Documented History (with Marvin Gettleman, Jane Franklin and Bruce Franklin), Human Rights and Revolutions (edited with Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Lynn Hunt), The Vietnam War: A History in Documents with John J. Fitzgerald and A. Tom Grunfeld, The New American Empire (with Lloyd Gardner), and most recently Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam, or How Not to Learn from History (also with Lloyd Gardner). She has published essays in a variety of collections on the subject of the American way of making war, the Vietnam War and its aftermath, anti-war resistance movements, post-1945 U.S. foreign policy, and the world post-9/11. She has served as an elected member of the AHA Council, the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), and on the Council and the Board of the Organization of American Historians. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and an American Council of Learned Society Fellowship in 2000-2001.