Roger Morris (American writer)

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Roger Morris, born 1937, is an American public servant, historian, and political writer.


Roger Morris earned his doctorate in government from Harvard University. He entered government service in 1966 as an aide to former United States Secretary of State Dean Acheson. He first joined the National Security Council staff under the administration of Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson. When Republican Richard Nixon won the presidency in 1968, he appointed Henry Kissinger as his National Security Advisor, and Kissinger asked Morris to remain on the NSC staff as a senior staff member. However, Morris resigned in April 1970, when Nixon ordered the Cambodian Campaign.

Morris has served as a university lecturer, but is best known as a writer. He served as a senior fellow of the Green Institute.

His major works include:

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