Degree: Ph.D., Harvard (1971).
Field(s) of interest: Modern U.S., Diplomatic.
Graduate Courses Offered:
Readings in U.S. Diplomatic History (Not Online)
Research Interests and Professional Activities
Professor Pelz won the Stuart L. Bernath Prize in 1975 for his widely acclaimed book, Race to Pearl Harbor: The Failure of the Second London Naval Conference and Onset of World War II (1974). He has been a Fulbright-Hayes Fellow, a National Peace Fellow (of the Hoover Institute), an International Security Studies Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and a Fellow of the East Asian Institute at Columbia University.