Richard Crockatt

Richard Crockatt


  • 2.37A Arts

Personal profile

Administrative Posts

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies for UEA (1998-2001)
  • Deputy Dean of the School of English and American Studies (2003-4)


Richard Crockatt has taught American history and International Relations at UEA since 1978. His main teaching field is post-Civil War American history but within that his special interests lie in foreign relations since 1945. Among his major publications are The Fifty Years' War: The United States and the Soviet Union in World Politics 1941-1991 (Routledge, 1995), America Embattled: September 11, Anti-Americanism and the Global Order (Routledge 2003) and After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power (Routledge 2007). He is editor of British Documents on Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Office Confidential Print , 9 Volumes,1940-1950, University Publications of America, (1999- 2003) and has written articles on American foreign policy, and other aspects of 20th century American history and international relations.

Key Research Interests

US foreign policy and intellectual history. 

Teaching Interests

My main fields of teaching are:

Survey modules in US History since 1990

Specialist study of the Cold War, the US Supreme Court, and recent US foreign policy.

Areas of Expertise

Cold War