Marvin B. Fried
Marvin Benjamin Fried received his BA in International Relations and Psychology from Boston University, graduating magna cum laude with distinction. He is also the recipient of the William J. Newman Award for Excellence in International Relations. Marvin went on to receive his MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, attaining summa cum laude. During his time in Washington, he worked at a variety of think tanks such as the American Enterprise Institute and the American Council for the United Nations University, human rights organizations, and a number of private firms such as Ruesch International and Equity International.
Currently, Marvin is pursuing a Ph.D. in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) under the direction of Professor David Stevenson. His primary area of interest is Diplomatic History and International Relations during the First World War. The provisional title of his dissertation is “War Aims and Peace Conditions: Austro-Hungarian Foreign Policy in the Balkans, 1914-1918.”
Marvin B. Fried is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Epsilon of Massachusetts Chapter.
Publications to date:
- “Brockdorff-Rantzau and the Struggle for a Just Peace,” Diplomacy and Statecraft, 16: 403-416, 2005
- “Security and Fundamentalism in Uzbekistan: Challenges for U.S. Engagement,” International Affairs Review, Vol. XV, No. 1, 49 – 68, Spring 2006
- “Feldmarschall Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf: A Memoir Analysis,” Mitteilungen des Österreichischen Staatsarchivs (MÖSTA), 52/2006