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|David Ryan is senior lecturer in the
Department of History, University College Cork in Ireland where he
teaches courses related to the history of U.S. foreign policy. He
previously worked in the United Kingdom for 12 years and has
lectured in the United States, France, Norway, England and Ireland.
Ryan's books include U.S.-Sandinista Diplomatic Relations, U.S.
Foreign Policy in World History, the United States and Europe and
Frustrated Empire: US Foreign Policy, 9/11 to Iraq
His current research focuses on U.S. collective
memory and intervention after the Vietnam War, and he is co-editor of a book
published this year titled Vietnam and Iraq: Lessons, Legacies, and Ghosts.
Earlier he co-edited The United States and Decolonization: Power and Freedom. He
is co-chair of the Transatlantic Studies Association and Associate Editor of the
Journal of Transatlantic Studies and a member of a number of other professional
associations. He is currently director of a project on War and Identity hosted
by the Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin,
Ryan, David. US-Sandinista Diplomatic Relations: Voice of Intolerance. London:
Macmillan, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.
Co-authored text, The History Atlas of North America. New York: Macmillan, 1998.
Ryan. & Victor Pungong (eds.). The United States and Decolonization. London:
Macmillan, & New York: St. Martin’s, 2000.
Ryan. US Foreign Policy in World History. (New International History Series)
London and New York: Routledge, 2000.
Ryan. The United States and Europe in the Twentieth Century. (Seminar Series).
London: Addison Wesley Longman, 2003.
Ryan. & John Dumbrell (eds.), Iraq in Vietnam: Tactics, lessons, legacies,
(London and New York: Routledge 2006).
Ryan. Frustrated Empire: US Foreign Policy from 9/11 to Iraq (London: Pluto
and Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 2007).
Ryan. Collective Memory & US Intervention since Vietnam. (London and New York:
Ryan. ‘Asserting US Power,’ in Philip John Davies, ed. An American Quarter
Century: US Politics from Vietnam to Clinton. Manchester: Manchester University
Ryan. ‘US Expansionism: From the Monroe Doctrine to the Open Door,’ in Philip
John Davies, ed. Representing and Imagining America. Keele: Keele University
Ryan. ‘US Ideology and Central American Revolutions in the Cold War,’ in Will
Fowler, ed. Ideologues and Ideologies in Latin America. Westport, Conn.:
Greenwood Press, 1997.
Ryan. ‘The American Century: Response to the Roundtable,’ H-Diplo Electronic
discussion site. 22 April 1999.
Ryan. ‘US “Colonialism” in Post-War Latin America,’ The International History
Review 21, no. 2 (June 1999): 285-296.
Ryan. ‘The United States, Decolonization and the World System,’ in David Ryan
and Victor Pungong (eds.), The United States and Decolonization: Power and
Freedom (London and New York: Macmillan / St. Martin’s, 2000).
Ryan. ‘“With One Hand Tied Behind Our Back”: Collective Memory, the Media and
US Intervention From the Gulf War to Afghanistan’ Bernhard May and Michaela
Hönicke Moore (eds.), The Uncertain Superpower: Domestic Dimensions of U.S.
Foreign Policy After the Cold War, Opladen: Leske & Budrich, 2003.
Ryan. ‘Ten Days in September: The Creeping Irrelevance of Transatlantic Allies,’
Journal of Transatlantic Studies, vol. 1, special edition, (Spring 2003).
Ryan. Contributor, Melvin E. Page (ed.), Colonialism: An International
Social, Cultural, and Political Encyclopaedia (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2003).
Ryan. ‘Framing September 11: Rhetorical Device and Photographic Opinion’,
European Journal of American Culture, 23, no. 1 (2004).
Ryan. ‘Americanisation and Anti-Americanism at the Periphery: Nicaragua and the
Sandinistas,’ European Journal of American Culture, 23, no. 2 (2004).
Ryan. ‘U.S. Foreign Policy and the Guatemalan Revolution in World History,’
collection of conference proceedings by the U.S. Department of State,
Washington, D.C., USA, forthcoming.
Ryan. ‘Mapping Containment: The Cultural Construction of the Cold War’, in
Field (ed.), Culture and the Cold War (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,
Ryan. H-Diplo/DH commentary: Ryan on Logevall (Bernath Lecture) (DH 28.4).
Fredrik Logevall, "A Critique of Containment" (Bernath Lecture), _Diplomatic
History_ (28.4), (September 2004): 473-499. www.h-net.msu.edu, 4 May 2005.
Ryan. ‘Collective Memory and US Identity since Vietnam,’ in Rüdiger Kunow,
Wilfried Raussert, ed. Cultural Memory and Multiple Identities: An
Interdisciplinary Look at Identity Politics. Hamburg, Münster, London, Berlin:
LIT-Verlag December 2005.
Ryan. ‘Option for the Poor: Liberation Theology and Anti-Americanization’ in
McPherson (ed.), Anti-Americanism in Latin America and the Caribbean: Past
and Present, (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2006).
Ryan. ‘“Vietnam”, Victory Culture and Iraq: struggling with lessons, constraints
credibility from Saigon to Falluja,’ in John Dumbrell and David Ryan (eds.),
Vietnam in Iraq: Tactics, Lessons, Legacies, Ghosts (London and New York: