University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jeffrey A. Engel

Board of Visitors Emeritus

Jeffrey A. Engel


Jeffrey A. Engel is founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. A Senior Fellow of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and graduate of Cornell University, he received his M.A. (1996) and Ph.D. (2001) in American history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying under Thomas McCormick and John Cooper. Having taught at Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Texas A&M University where he was the Kruse ’52 Professor, Engel is author or editor of nine books on American foreign policy.