Sean McMeekin

Bard College


Sean McMeekin is Francis Flournoy Professor of European History and Culture at Bard College. He was previously a history professor at KoƧ University in Turkey.

Featured Work

MAY 14, 2019 Podcast

100 Years After Versailles

Just weeks after an armistice halted the most devastating conflict in generations, the victors of the Great War set out to negotiate the terms of ...

JUL 10, 2014 Article

July 1914: Sean McMeekin on the Outbreak of World War I

Would Europe have gone to war had Franz Ferdinand survived his visit to Bosnia? What were the blunders and miscalculations on all sides that fateful ...