Justus D. Doenecke

Professor Emeritus of History

M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
B.A., Colgate University

Professor Doenecke has written books on American-Far Eastern relations in the early 1930s, two US presidents of the Gilded Age, American anti-interventionism during World War II and the Cold War, the New Deal, and Franklin D. Roosevelt's general foreign policy. His documentary edition of the America First Committee won the Arthur S. Link Prize for Documentary Editing by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. His book Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941 (2000), received the annual Herbert Hoover Book Award from the Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, Iowa, as the best book on any topic of American history within the years 1914-1964.

Honors and Awards
Arthur S. Link Prize for Documentary Editing
Herbert Hoover Book Award

Selected Publications
Doenecke, J. D. (2011). Nothing Less Than War: A New History of American Entry into World War I, 1914-1917. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. Alternate selection of History and Military book clubs.

Doenecke, J. D. & Mark A. Stoler. (2005). Debating Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policies. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Doenecke, J. D. (2003). The New Deal. Malabar, FL: Krieger.

Doenecke, J. D. (2003). The United States, Europe, and Asia between the World Wars and the Prelude to World War II. In Robert L. Beisner (Ed.), Guide to American Foreign Relations since 1600 (pp. 817-932). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Doenecke, J. D. (2000). Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941(Anvil Series). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Doenecke, J. D. (1997). The Battle Against Intervention, 1939-1941 (Anvil Series). Malabar, FL: Krieger.

Doenecke, J. D. & Wilz, John E. (1991). From Isolation to War, 1931-1941 (American History Series). Arlington Heights, IL: Harlan Davidson.

Doenecke, J. D. (1990). In Danger Undaunted: The Anti-Interventionist Movement of 1940-1941 as Revealed in the Papers of the America First Committee (Hoover Archival Documentaries). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press.

Doenecke, J. D. (1987). Anti-Intervention: A Bibliographical Introduction to Isolationism and Pacifism from World War I to the Early Cold War. New York, NY: Garland.

Doenecke, J. D. (1984). When the Wicked Rise: American Opinion-Makers and the Manchurian Crisis of 1931-1933. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.

Doenecke, J. D. (1981). The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur (American Presidency Series). Lawrence, KS: Regents Press of Kansas.

Doenecke, J. D. (1981). The Diplomacy of Frustration: The Manchurian Crisis of 1931-1933 as Revealed in the Papers of Stanley K. Hornbeck (Hoover Archival Documentaries). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press.

Doenecke, J. D. (1979). Not to the Swift: The Old Isolationists in the Cold War Era. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.

Doenecke is also a contributor to countless scholarly papers, book reviews and reference books.

Contact Information

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Division of Social Sciences
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doenecke@ncf.edu

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