Stephen F. Cohen

Stephen F. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies, History and Politics at New York University and Princeton University, and recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships for his scholarship.

The author of several acclaimed books on Soviet and post-Soviet Russia, including US- Russian relations, he is a frequent contributor to American media, including for many years as a CBS News commentator. Cohen was a member of the Board of the original American Committee on East-West Accord.

Selected Writings

Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War (Columbia University Press, exp. pb edition, 2011), chaps. 6-7 and Epilogue

“Why Cold War Again?,” The Nation, April 21, 2014 (updated April 6, 2015)

“Toward A New Detente: Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle,” TheNation.com, April 14, 2015

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