E. Peter Fitzgerald

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (Seton Hall), B.A. (Geneve), M.A. (Yale); Ph.D. (Yale)
Office:400 Paterson Hall

Research Interests

  • Peace diplomacy during the First World War
  • The international oil industry, especially the role of oil in the Anglo-French partition of the Middle East, 1914-23, and the Red Line oil cartel, 1928-48
  • 19th-20th c. political and economic

Recent Publications

“Were the Multinational Oil Companies Needlessly Exploitative in Developing Middle Eastern Oil Fields?”, in History In Dispute: The Middle East Since 1945, Part II, edited by David W. Lesch and Benjamin Frankel (Framington Hills: St James Press/Thompson Gale, 2003).

Recent Graduate Supervisions

Paul Morton, “The Influence of Institutional Factors on the Developmental Effects of the Agricultural Sector of Morocco,” MA thesis, NPSIA (2002).