Nick Cullather is a professor of history and international studies. He is a historian of U.S. foreign relations, specializing in the history of intelligence, development, and nation-building. In August 2014, Cullather began serving as co-editor of the journal Diplomatic History, the journal of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. He is the author of The Hungry World: America's Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia (2010), which won the Ellis Hawley Prize for economic history, the Robert Ferrell Prize in diplomatic history, and was shortlisted for the Lionel Gelber Prize for the best book on a global policy issue. Cullather has won Fulbright grants to the Philippines and Singapore.
Cullather earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University and a doctorate from the University of Virginia.