James Cronin is professor of history at Boston College, where he teaches courses in modern European history. His latest book, Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World, will be published in October 2014. He is the author of numerous other books, including What’s Left of the Left (co-edited with G. Ross and James Shoch, 2011), New Labour’s Pasts (2004), The World the Cold War Made (1996), The Politics of State Expansion (1991), Labour and Society in Modern Britain (1984), and Industrial Conflict in Modern Britain (1979).
Professor of History, Boston College
Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University