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Bernard Cook - distinguished professor, prolific writer

Bernard A. Cook is Provost Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans. He is a prolific writer, having authored two books in the last seven years. Also during this time, he acted as the editor for two prestigious encyclopedias: Europe since 1945: An Encyclopedia (2001) and Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present (2006). Dr. Cook has travelled extensive for his research. In 2006 he received a fellowship from the Soros Open Society Institute in Budapest to serve as a Non-resident International Resource Scholar with the History Department of the National University of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine. He was also invited to participate in the Hess Faculty Seminar at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in January 2008. In addition to presenting papers at conferences in seventeen countries, he has been invited to give lectures and conduct seminars on ethnic conflict, war, and United States foreign policy at universities in Australia, Bulgaria, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, and Serbia. Students have also benefitted from his globe-trotting. Since 1993 he has directed Loyola University’s Summer Program in Leuven, Belgium.