Barton Bernstein

Professor of History
History Department, Building 200
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2024
Tel (650) 723-2676
Fax (650) 725-0597


Background and Current Research

Bernstein's research focuses on the Truman administration, science and technology policy, nuclear history, U.S. foreign policy and international crises.


Ph.D. Harvard University

B.A. Queens College

Current courses

History 172A: The United States Since 1945

History 267A/367A: The Politics and Ethics of Modern Science and Technology

History 252/352: Decision Making in International Crisis: The A Bomb, the Korean War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

History 351F: Core in American History, Part VI

Selected publications

editor of The Atomic Bomb (Little, Brown, 1976), among other books

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