"David Stevenson is the real deal ... His defining characteristic is his outstanding rigour as an historian ... tremendously clever"
Professor Stevenson, holder of the Stevenson Chair at the London School of Economics. His main fields of interests lie in international relations during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; and especially the origins, course and impact of the First World War.
He is the adviser to ‘Europeana 1914-1918 Learning Website’, which so far has had nearly 50,000 individual visits. http://europeana1914-1918.eu/en
He is a member of the academic advisory committee for the Imperial War Museum’s new First World War Galleries that opened on 19 July 2014.
He has many TV appearances, including being on the expert panel on ‘The Pity of War’ televised debate that was broadcast by the BBC2 and was interviewed by Michael Portillo for ‘The Railway War, 1914-1918’, Montreuil-sur-mer. He was also consultant to the programme.
David welcomes invitations to work with the media, contact via the LSE press office.
David is now completing his next book entitled War, Peace and Revolution: Strategy and Statecraft in 1917. Published by OUP, the book is due out in 2017.