Dr. Kaufman, a Francis Marion University Board of Trustees Research Scholar, joined the Francis Marion University staff in 2001. He is the author, co-author, or editor of twelve books on diplomatic, presidential, and military history, including Project Plowshare: The Peaceful Use of Nuclear Explosives in Cold War America (Cornell University Press, 2013), Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party: A Biography of Gerald R. Ford (University Press of Kansas, 2017), and The Environment and International History (Bloomsbury, 2018). Currently, he is working on a comparative history of the Panama and Suez canals.
PhD, Ohio University, 1998
U.S. History since 1877
The United States in the Era of World War II
The Vietnam War
The History of the United States in World Affairs
U.S. Military History
The History of the Future