Degree: Ph.D., Harvard (1971).
Field(s) of interest: Modern United States, Diplomatic History
Graduate Courses Recently Offered:
Readings in U.S. Diplomatic History
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.