Cathal J. Nolan

CAS B13; Spring ’18 Hours: MW 6:30-8

Associate Professor of History; Executive Director, International History Institute

B.A., University of Alberta, M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Military history, history of international relations, history of American foreign policy, international human rights history

Curriculum Vitae

Cathal J. Nolan is Associate Professor of History and Executive Director of the International History Institute, Boston University. He is an award-winning teacher and scholar of military and international history. His Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars are Won and Lost, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. His other books include a two volume Concise History of World War II; Wars of the Age of Louis XIV; and a two-volume study of The Age of the Wars of Religion. He consults on military history to the PBS series NOVA and various other films. He is now writing Decency, a study of mercy and honor in warfare for Oxford University Press.