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Stewart Stehlin

Stewart Stehlin

Adjunct Instructor

Stewart Stehlin is emeritus professor of history at NYU whose field of specialization is the diplomatic history of Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries and the development of the modern European state in the 19th and 20th Centuries.  Thereafter he became the American editor on a multi-national commission, along with British, French, and German colleagues, working in the German Foreign Office to select pertinent documents for publication.  He has traveled widely in Europe, working in numerous archives, gathering information for his research, and teaching.  He has published several books, including works about the Bismarckian and Weimar periods.  In addition to receiving grants such as the Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, at NYU he has twice been the recipient of the “Golden Dozen” award for excellence in teaching. Stehlin teaches European history at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Past Courses

The European Balance of Power: Diplomacy in the Modern Age, 1900-1945

Learn about the diplomatic events that lead up to the collapse of the pre-1914 European system, the consequences of which resulted in WWI and WWII.