Stephen Wertheim

About Stephen Wertheim

Visiting Fellow

Stephen Wertheim is a visiting assistant professor of history at Columbia University. A historian of the United States in the world, Wertheim researches U.S. foreign relations and international order from the nineteenth century to the present, with a special focus on concepts of politics and law. He is currently writing a book about the birth of U.S. global supremacy in World War II. Before coming to Columbia, Stephen was a permanent Lecturer in History at Birkbeck, University of London; a Junior Research Fellow at King’s College, University of Cambridge; and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University. He has also written essays in Foreign AffairsForeign PolicyThe NationThe New York Review of BooksThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and elsewhere. He holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.A. and Ph.D from Columbia University.