Many Congratulations to Dr Mara Oliva and Dr Darius Wainwright on winning the 2020 Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations Global Scholar Awards!


Dr Oliva received the Global Scholar Award for her paper: “A Public Diplomacy Failure: Eisenhower and the US press in China” to be published in the summer edition of the Journal of Cold War Studies.



Dr Wainwright received the Global Scholar Award for his paper: “Athletics, Exhibitions and Exchanges: US Sports Diplomacy in Iran, 1953-1958”.

They will present their papers at the SHAFR’s annual conference in New Orleans in June 2020.