Gregory Daddis is a professor of history and director of Chapman’s MA Program in War and Society (http://www.chapman.edu/wilkinson/graduate-studies/ma-warsociety.aspx). Dr. Daddis joined the History Department in the summer of 2015 after having served as the Chief of the American History Division in the Department of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point. A retired US Army colonel, he has served in both Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Dr. Daddis specializes in the history of the Vietnam Wars and the Cold War era.
Select Articles and Book Chapters
- “CORDS in Charge: Organizing for Pacification Support in the Vietnam War,” in Stand Up and Fight! The Creation of U.S. Security Organizations, 1942-2005, eds. Ty Seidule and Jacqueline E. Whitt. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute, 2015.
- “Ia Drang ¿Una victoria sin precedentes?” Desperta Ferro Contemporánea, No. 6, November 2014.
- “Mired in a Quagmire: Popular Interpretations of the Vietnam War,” Orbis, Vol. 57, No. 4, Autumn 2013.
- “Out of Balance: Evaluating American Strategy in Vietnam, 1968–72,” War & Society, Vol. 32, No. 3, October 2013.
- “The Myth of an American Attrition Strategy in the Vietnam War,” in The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History, 1865 to the Present, eds. Antonio S. Thompson and Christos G. Frentzos. New York: Routledge, 2013.
- “‘A Better War?’ – The View from the Nixon White House,” The Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 36, No. 3, June 2013.
- “Eating Soup with a Spoon: The U.S. Army as a ‘Learning Organization’ in the Vietnam War,” The Journal of Military History, Vol. 77, No. 1, January 2013.
- “The Problem of Metrics: Assessing Progress and Effectiveness in the Vietnam War,” War in History, Vol. 19, Issue 1, January 2012.