Below you may find selected research papers and other works from faculty in the Presidential Studies Program in the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

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Submissions from 2021

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H-Diplo Roundtable XXII-30 on Nichter. The Last Brahmin: Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. and the Making of the Cold War, Jessica Elkind, John Milton Cooper Jr., Lloyd Gardner, Sophie Joscelyne, and Luke A. Nichter

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The Nixon Tapes at 50: A White House Time Capsule, Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2020

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H-Diplo/ISSF Forum 25 on the Importance of White HousePresidential Tapes in Scholarship, Matthew Evangelista, James Goldgeier, Elizabeth N. Saunders, Luke A. Nichter, and Marc Trachtenberg

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New Light in a Dark Corner: Evidence on the Diem Coup in South Vietnam, November 1963, John Prados and Luke A. Nichter

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Spying on Americans: Infamous 1970s White House Plan for Protest Surveillance Released, John Prados and Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2019

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A Roundtable on Robert K. Brigham, Reckless: Henry Kissinger’s Responsibility for the Tragedy in Vietnam, Amanda Demmer, Richard A. Moss, Scott Laderman, Luke A. Nichter, David F. Schmitz, and Robert K. Brigham

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H-Diplo Roundtable XX-20 on Matthew J. Ambrose. The Control Agenda: A History of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, Scott Kaufman, Ronald J. Granieri, John Maurer, Luke A. Nichter, David Tal, and Matthew Ambrose

Submissions from 2018

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H-Diplo Article Review 780 on “Nuclear Weapons, Coercive Diplomacy and the Vietnam War.”, Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2017

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This is Why Richard Nixon Taped His White House Conversations, Richard A. Moss and Luke Nichter

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In PBS’ ‘Vietnam War,’ Not All Voices Get Equal Play, Luke A. Nichter

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The Nixon Tapes and Donald Trump, Luke A. Nichter

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Why Trump Should Be Taping His Conversations, Luke A. Nichter

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H-Diplo Roundtable XIX, 14 on Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964-1975, Thomas Schwartz, Werner Lippert, Luke A. Nichter, Kenneth Weisbrode, and Stephan Kieninger

Submissions from 2016

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Why You Can’t Count On Congress to Rein In a President Trump, Lori Cox Han

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H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 27 on Richard Nixon and Europe. The Reshaping of the Postwar Atlantic World, Thomas A. Schwartz, Nigel Bowles, Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Geir Lundestad, and Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2015

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Great Mystery of the 1970s: Nixon, Watergate and the Huston Plan, Douglas Brinkley and Luke A. Nichter

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Nichter on Burr and Kimball, 'Nixon's Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War', Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2014

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Nixon Unbound, Douglas Brinkley and Luke A. Nichter

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Trying to Make Sense of the Republican Romp, Lori Cox Han

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Madman in the White House, James Rosen and Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2012

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Nichter on Mahan, 'Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, vol. 32, SALT I, 1969-1972', Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2010

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Superpower Relations, Backchannels, and the Subcontinent, Luke A. Nichter and Richard A. Moss

Submissions from 2009

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John W. Dean III and the Watergate Cover-up, Revisited, Luke A. Nichter

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Nichter on Heiss and Papacosma, 'NATO and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts', Luke A. Nichter

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Who Was Fritz Kraemer? And Why We Should Care, Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2008

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President Obama and Bretton Woods, Luke A. Nichter

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Dr. Kissinger, Mr. President, Luke Nichter and Richard A. Moss

Submissions from 2007

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Do the New Nixon Tapes Tell Us Anything New?, Richard A. Moss and Luke Nichter

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Caught on Tape: The White House Reaction to the Shooting of Alabama Governor and Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace, Luke A. Nichter

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Nichter on Kurthen and Menéndez-Alarcón and Immerfall, 'Safeguarding German-American Relations in the New Century: Understanding and Accepting Mutual Differences', Luke A. Nichter

Submissions from 2006

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New Strategies for an Old Medium: The Weekly Radio Addresses of Reagan and Clinton, Lori Cox Han

Submissions from 2003

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Out of Office and In the News: Early Projections of the Clinton Legacy, Lori Cox Han and Matthew J. Krov