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Lawrence S. Kaplan

AKA Lawrence Samuel Kaplan

Born: 28-Oct-1924
Birthplace: Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NATO and the United States

Father: Jacob Copel Kaplan
Mother: Julia Starnfield
Wife: Janice Eyges (one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Deborah Judith Kaplan
Son: Joshua Copel Kaplan

    University: BA, Colby College (1947)
    University: MA, Yale University (1948)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1951)
    Lecturer: University of Bridgeport
    Professor: Kent State University (1954-93)

    American Council of Learned Societies
    Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations President

Author of books:
Colonies Into Nation: American Diplomacy, 1763-1801 (1972, international affairs)
Culture and Diplomacy: The American Experience (1977, international affairs)
The United States and NATO: The Formative Years (1984, international affairs)
Entangling Alliances With None: American Foreign Policy in the Age of Jefferson (1987, international affairs)
NATO and the United States: The Enduring Alliance (1988, international affairs)
Thomas Jefferson: Westward the Course of Empire (1999, biography)
The Long Entanglement: NATO's First Fifty Years (1999, international affairs)
Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile (2002, biography)
NATO Divided, NATO United: The Evolution of an Alliance (2004, international affairs)
NATO 1948: The Birth of the Transatlantic Alliance (2007, international affairs)
NATO and the UN: A Peculiar Relationship (2010, international affairs)
NATO Before the Korean War: April 1949 -- June 1950 (2013, international affairs)
The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement (2015, biography)

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