Michael Bess


Michael Bess is Chancellor's Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He is the author most recently of Choices Under Fire: Moral Dimensions of World War II (Knopf, 2006); and The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960±2000 (Chicago, 2003). Bess received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1989.