Professor of History and Public Affairs, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair, University of Texas at Austin

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the University's Department of History and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author of five books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. In September 2011 he published a new book on the past and future of nation-building: Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama. Professor Suri's research and teaching have received numerous prizes. In 2007 Smithsonian Magazine named him one of America's "Top Young Innovators" in the Arts and Sciences. His writings appear widely in blogs and print media. Professor Suri is also a frequent public lecturer and guest on radio and television programs.

He is the author of The Impossible Presidency, published by Hachette Book Group.

Experience

  • 2011–present
    Mack Brown Distinguished Chair, Professor of History and Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Department of History

Education

  • 2001 
    Yale University, Ph.D.

Publications

  • 2011
    Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama, Free Press/Simon and Schuster
  • 2007
    Henry Kissinger and the American Century, Harvard University Press
  • 2003
    Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente, Harvard University Press