Werner LippertAssistant Professor

Social Studies Education Coordinator


  • PhD, Vanderbilt University (2005)

Academic Interests

  • US Foreign Relations
  • Transatlantic and German History


Werner Lippert is an expert on contemporary transatlantic history and United States foreign relations during the Cold War. His major focus is on diplomatic, economic, and security aspects. In addition to working in these areas of specialization, he participates in the department's social studies education program by teaching social studies education classes and supervising student teachers. His current publication is called The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO's Energy Dilemma (2010).