Courtesy Columbia University

Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History & Director of the European Institute, Columbia University, New York

Marcus Bierich Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2018


Adam Tooze is the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History and director of the European Institute at Columbia University. Before joining Columbia, he taught at Yale University and the University of Cambridge. Tooze is best known for two prize-winning books, The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of Global Order, 1916-1931 (Viking, 2014) and The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy (Penguin, 2006). His history of the financial crisis of 2008 and after, Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World, will appear in 2018.