Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011
East Midlands Conference Centre
University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RJ
Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory
Professor Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones (University of Edinburgh) – The Origins of the CIA
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones received his BA from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth and his PhD from Cambridge University. He has served in the History Department at the University of Edinburgh since 1967 and was Professor of American History from 1997 to 2007. He is now Professor Emeritus. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of American Studies and has published widely on intelligence and national security including The CIA and American Democracy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003) which is now in its third edition, Cloak and Dollar: a history of American secret intelligence (Yale University Press, 2003) and The FBI: A History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007). His edited volumes include Eternal Vigilance? 50 years of the CIA (London: Routledge, 1999) with Christopher Andrew.
Contact details: School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh William Robertson Building, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JY