Robert Griffith (historian)
Robert W. Griffith (October 1940 - January 25, 2011) was an American historian.
Robert W. Griffith was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up in Evansville, Southern Indiana. He graduated from DePauw University, 1964, and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, 1967, where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He taught at the University of Georgia, and at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland. He taught history and was chair of the History Department at American University.
He signed the "Resolution on United States Government Practices Inimical to the Values of the Historical Profession". He has served on the Board of Editors of the Journal of American History. He served as Treasurer of the Organization of American Historians  until stepping down January 1, 2011 for health reasons.
- 1970 Frederick Jackson Turner Award
- 1980 Guggenheim Fellowship
- National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
- Harry S. Truman Library Institute Fellowship
- "Un-Tangling the Web of Cold War Studies; or, How One Historian Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Internet", Journal of Multi-Media History, Vol. 3, 2000
- "Truman and the Historians", April 1974
- The Politics of Fear: Joseph R. McCarthy and the Senate. University of Massachusetts Press. 1987. ISBN 978-0-87023-555-9. (1st edition 1970)
- The Specter: Original Essays on McCarthyism and the Cold War (1974)
- Dwight David Eisenhower, Everett E. Hazlett (1984). Robert Griffith, ed. Ike's Letters to a Friend: 1941-1958. Photographer Everett E. Hazlett. University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-0257-5.
- Robert Griffith, Paula Baker, ed. (December 1991). Major Problems in American History Since 1945. D. C. Heath & Co. ISBN 978-0-669-19625-2. (2nd edition January, 2001; 3rd edition January 2007)
- "Robert Griffith Memorium". Newsletter 2011-2012. American University Department of History. p. 3. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
- Jones, Paige (January 31, 2011). "Bob Griffith, AU history professor, dies at 71 from Hodgkin’s lymphoma". The Eagle Online. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
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