David Allen is a doctoral candidate in History at Columbia University, a Grand Strategy, Security, and Statecraft Fellow, a former Ernest May Fellow in History & Policy, and he was previously been a History and Policy Fellow at the Ash Center. His research explores the relationship between the public and U.S. foreign policy, between the end of World War I and the Vietnam War.

David took a double first in History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, as well as an M.Phil. in Historical Studies. His publications include work on the Peace Corps and church-state politics, Henry Kissinger and the domestic politics of détente, and computational methods and the study of history in an age of big data. Beyond history, he is a freelance classical music critic at the New York Times.

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