Dr. David Pike

Professor, Director of Research

Fields of expertise

  • Latin American political culture

  • Contemporary European history


  • B.A., McGill University

  • M.A., Universidad Interamericana, Mexico

  • Doctorat, Université de Toulouse, France

  • Ph.D., Stanford University

Other current posts

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Contemporary History and Politics, The American University of Paris

  • Sociétaire des Gens de Lettres de France

  • Fellow of the Royal Historical Institute

  • Board Member, World Association of International Studies (Stanford University)

  • Member of the Anglo-American Press Association of Paris

Previous experience

  • Assistant Director, Institute of Hispanic American and Luso-Brazilian Studies, Stanford University

  • Public Relations Department, Italsider, Genoa and Naples

  • Vice-Chairman, California Institute of International Studies, Stanford University

  • Co-chairman, International Conference on War Crimes and War Criminals, Stanford University

Selected publications


  • Franco and the Axis Stigma (Macmillan, 2008)

  • Betrifft: KZ Mauthausen: Was die Archive erzählen (Franz Steinmassl, 2005)

  • L'Enfer nazi en Autriche (Édouard Privat, 2004)

  • Españoles en el holocausto (Random House, 2003, 2004, 2006)

  • The Closing of the Second World War (Peter Lang, 2001)

  • Spaniards in the Holocaust (Routledge, 2000)

  • In the Service of Stalin (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993)

  • The Opening of the Second World War (Peter Lang, 1991)

  • Jours de gloire, jours de honte (Sedes, 1984)

  • Latin America in Nixon's Second Term (Bennett & Starling, 1982)

  • Les Français de la guerre d'Espagne (Presses Universitaires de France, 1975)

  • Vae Victis! (Ruedo ibérico, 1968)

Over sixty articles published in:

American Historical Review (Bloomington, Ind.), Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire moderne (Paris), Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Liverpool), Collier's Encyclopedia Yearbooks (New York), Francia: Forschungen zur westeuropäischen Geschichte (Paris), Hispanic American Report (Stanford), Historical Dictionary of the Spanish CivilWar (Westport, Conn.), Historia (Paris), Historia 16 (Madrid), Historia Internacional (Madrid), Historia y Vida (Barcelona), Información Comercial Española (Madrid), Journal of Contemporary History (London), Journal of Modern History (Chicago), The Linguist (London), Matériaux pour l'Histoire de Notre Temps (Nanterre), Midi Libre (Montpellier), Le Monde diplomatique (Paris), Newsweek (New York), Revue d'histoire de la Deuxième Guerremondiale (Paris), Revue d'histoire moderne et contemporaine (Paris), Tel Quel (Paris), World Affairs Report (Stanford), World Encyclopedia of the Nations (New York).

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Tim FrancisNew Zealand
M.A.in International Relations
Class of 2014

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