2007
Alumni (National Fellow)

Seth Center

National Fellow
Degrees:
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2007)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Fields of Interest:
Foreign Policy
International Relations
Region: Middle East
The Cold War

Thesis Description:

Spreading the American Dream?: Power, Image, and U.S. Diplomacy, 1968-1976
Center’s dissertation examined how America’s image-makers in the United States Information Agency defined America’s image problems in the midst of the turmoil and transformations of the 1970s, designed a program focused on the Bicentennial of the American Revolution to allay global anxiety and hostility, and implemented public diplomacy effort overseas. It concluded with an analysis of the international response to the campaign.

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