Director, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
James is the author of numerous books, include a study of the interwar depression in Germany, The German Slump (1986), an analysis of the changing character of national identity in Germany; A German Identity 1770-1990 (1989), and the first volume of the official institutional history of the International Monetary Fund, International Monetary Cooperation Since Bretton Woods (1996). He is also co-author of Deutsche Bank (1995), which won the Financial Times Global Business Book Award in 1996, and The Deutsche Bank and the Nazi Economic War Against the Jews (2001). His most recent works are The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression (2001, available also in Chinese, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean and Spanish), and Europe Reborn: A History 1914-2000 (2003). In 2004 he was awarded the Helmut Schmidt Prize for Economic History. He is Chairman of the Editorial Board of World Politics. PhD. Cambridge University.