After Hyperpower: The United States and the Next War of the World
Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is also a senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. A prolific commentator on contemporary politics and economics, Ferguson writes and reviews regularly for the British and American press. He is a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and in 2004 Time named him one of the world's one hundred most influential people. In 2008, PBS will screen a television adaptation of his latest book, The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West.
This series, beginning in November 2007, explores America's role from historical, strategic, and policy perspectives. It will continue in spring 2008, with noted experts who will discuss the major international issues the next administration will face, including the future of international institutions, conflict in the Middle East, the rise of China, and managing transatlantic partnerships.