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Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:U.S. diplomatic history and military history, World War II
Biography:Stoler's areas of special expertise are U.S. diplomatic and military history and World War II. He received the 2002 Distinguished Book Award of the Society for Military History for his book, "Allies And Adversaries: The Joint Chiefs Of Staff, The Grand Alliance, And U.S. Strategy In World War II."(2000) His publications also include "The Politics of the Second Front: American Military Planning and Diplomacy in Coalition Warfare, 1941-1943" (1977) and "George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the American Century" (1989). He also co-authored "Explorations in American History" (1987) with Marshall True and "Major Problems in the History of World War II" (2003) with Melanie Gustafson. Stoler's scholarship and teaching excellence have earned him three of UVM's highest honors-- the University Scholar Award (1993),the George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award (1984), and the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Award (1992). He has also been honored nationally with election as 2003 vice president and 2004 president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. In addition to teaching at UVM, Stoler has served as a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval War College, and the University of Haifa in Israel. Last year he received one of the first Fulbright Senior Specialists grants to return to the University of Haifa.