Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2010
  • MA., Cornell University, 2007
  • BA., Whittier College, 2001

Teaching Specialties

  • Professor Schmidli specializes in United States in the World and Modern Latin America.

Research Interests

  • U.S. in the World; Cold War history; Modern Latin America; 20th century Argentina; transnational history; human rights

Recent Awards

Professor Schmidli will be a 2014-15 member of the Institute for Advanced Study (learn more)

Selected Publications

W. M. Schmidli, The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights in U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina (Cornell University Press, 2013).


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