Dr. David Woolner is Senior Fellow and Hyde Park Resident Historian at the Roosevelt Institute, and Associate Professor of History at Marist College. A specialist in Anglo-American relations and U.S. foreign and economic policy under Franklin D. Roosevelt, he is the co-editor with Warren Kimball and David Reynolds of FDR’s World: War, Peace and Legacies, with Henry Henderson of FDR and the Environment, and with Richard Kurial of FDR, the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church in America, 1933-1945. He is the editor of The Second Quebec Conference Revisited: Waging War, Formulating Peace; Canada, Great Britain and the United States in 1944-1945 and is the author of the forthcoming book Cordell Hull, Anthony Eden and the Search for Anglo-American Cooperation, 1933-1938.
Dr. Woolner is also Visiting Associate Professor of History at Bard College and a member of the faculty of the Bard Prison Initiative. He serves on the Editorial Board of the International History Review, and in the fall of 2010 held the Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair at the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, the Netherlands, where he remains an Honorary Fellow. He is a past recipient of a Churchill Archives By-Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge University, and an Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Fellowship at the Roosevelt Institute.
He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from McGill University, and a B.A. summa cum laude in English Literature and History from the University of Minnesota.