David Reynolds is Professor of International History at Cambridge. He studied at Cambridge and Harvard Universities and has held visiting posts at Harvard, Nihon University (Tokyo) and Sciences Po (Paris). Reynolds was awarded the Wolfson History Prize in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2005. His books include The Long Shadow: The Great War and the 20th Century (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970-1990 (co-edited with K. Spohr, Oxford University Press, 2016). He has also written and presented thirteen historical documentaries for BBC TV, ranging across the international history of the 20th century.