Adam Tooze


Adam Tooze is Kathryn Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History at Columbia University. His current research engages in twentieth century and contemporary global history, but Professor Tooze has published broadly in the fields of modern German history and economic history. His recent book The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order won the 2015 Los Angeles Book Prize for history.  Adam Tooze is also the author of Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy and Statistics and the German State 1900-1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge. Before joining the Columbia faculty this year, Professor Tooze taught at Yale University.  He recently co-edited the third volume of the Cambridge History of the Second World War.

Professor Tooze has written and reviewed for Foreign Affairs, the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Sunday Telegraph, the Wall Street Journal, Die Zeit, Sueddeutsche ZeitungTageszeitung and Spiegel Magazine, New Left Review and the London Review of Books. He is currently writing a global history of the 2007 Great Financial Crisis.