- Fulbright Award (2021)
- Fulbright Award (2002)
Nick Cullather is a professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of international studies in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at IU. Cullather also serves as an adjunct professor of American studies and co-editor of the journal, Diplomatic History. He previously served as associate dean for academic affairs at the Hamilton Lugar School. Cullather joined IU’s faculty in 1993 as assistant professor of history after working for a year as a historian for the CIA and previously as press secretary for U.S. Representative Lee H. Hamilton in the 1980s. As a historian of United States foreign relations, Cullather specializes in the history of intelligence, development and nation-building. He received his A.B. in Political Science from Indiana University in 1981, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia Charlottesville in 1988 and 1992.
In 2002, Cullather served as a Fulbright scholar in Singapore. He served as an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and received the Ellis W. Hawley Prize for his book The Hungry World: America’s Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia (2010) from the Organization of American Historians in 2011. His book also won the Robert Ferrell Prize in diplomatic history.