What’s on Charlie Rose:
Tonight: David Kilcullen, Karen Greenberg, Micah Zenko and more Yesterday: Phil Jackson and Richard Anderson 5/21: Andrew Revkin, Peter Baker, David Paulison and more 5/20: Farnaz Fassihi, Ben Wedeman, Tung Chee Hwa and more 5/17: Karen Tumulty, Al Hunt, Jessica Yellin and more
Donald Kagan is a Yale historian specializing in ancient Greece, notable for his four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War. He was Dean of Yale College from 1989-1992 and is currently Sterling Professor of Classics and History there. His course “The Origins of War” has been one of the university’s most popular courses for twenty-five years. He currently teaches “Introduction to Ancient Greek History” and upper level History and Classical Civilization seminars focusing on topics from Thucydides to Spartan Hegemony.
He has won numerous awards and fellowships, including four teaching awards at Cornell and Yale. President George W. Bush presented him with a 2002 National Humanities Medal.