Dr. Douglas Selvage

WiMi

Institut für Geschichte

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Unter den Linden 6

DE

10099 Berlin

selvaged@hu-berlin.de

https://www.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/de/bereiche-und-lehrstuehle/gewest/personen/1692029

Forschung und Projekte

Derzeitige Position(en)

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

Active Measures and Propaganda, 1966-1989: The Stasi, the KGB and their European Allies

Frühere Position(en)

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Chair for the History of Western Europe and Transatlantic Relations, Department of History, Humboldt University, Berlin (April 2019 - Present).

Project Director, Division for Education Research, Agency of the Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the Former German Democratic Republic (BStU), for the research project, “The Ministry of State Security (MfS) and the MGB/KGB in the Soviet Bloc, 1950-1989: Structure, Content and Limits of their Relations” (October 2013 - March 2019).

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Division for Education and Research, BStU, for the research project, “The MfS and the CSCE Process. The Struggle of the East European Security Services against Modernization and Globalization” (June 2008 - September 2013).

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (August 2006 - May 2008).

Historian, Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC (April 2001 - July 2006).

Lecturer, Department of History, George Washington University, Washington, DC (Sept. 2004 - May 2006).

Veröffentlichungen

Monographien (und Dissertation)

Staatssicherheit und KSZE-Prozess: MfS zwischen SED und KGB (1972–1989) [State Security and the CSCE Process: The (East German) Ministry of State Security and the KGB, 1972-1989], Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019 (with Walter Süß).

Die AIDS-Verschwörung. Das Ministerium für Staatssicherheit und die AIDS-Desinformationskampagne des KGB [The AIDS Conspiracy. The Ministry of State Security and the KGB’s AIDS Disinformation Campaign], BF Informiert 33, Berlin: BStU, 2014 (with Christopher Nehring).

Poland, the German Democratic Republic and the German Question, 1955-1967, Ph.D. Dissertation, Yale University (Dec. 1998).

Artikel

"Kleiner Bruder. Das Ministerium für Staatssicherheit und die SED im Licht des Mitrochin-Archivs," in Selvage, Douglas, and Herbstritt, Georg, eds., Der »große Bruder«: Studien zum Verhältnis von KGB und MfS 1958 bis 1989 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022), pp. 21-45.

"KGB, MfS und Andrej Sacharow 1975 bis 1980," in Selvage, Douglas, and Herbstritt, Georg, eds., Der »große Bruder«: Studien zum Verhältnis von KGB und MfS 1958 bis 1989 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022), pp. 243-286.

"Die DDR als operative Basis für die Aufklärung des KGB," in Selvage, Douglas, and Herbstritt, Georg, eds., Der »große Bruder«: Studien zum Verhältnis von KGB und MfS 1958 bis 1989 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022), pp. 75-132.

"Brüderliche Zusammenarbeit und ihre Grenzen: Stasi, KGB und die Gesellschaft für Menschenrechte," in Selvage, Douglas, and Herbstritt, Georg, eds., Der »große Bruder«: Studien zum Verhältnis von KGB und MfS 1958 bis 1989 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022), pp. 219-242.

"From Helsinki to “Mars”: Soviet-Bloc Active Measures and the Struggle over Détente in Europe, 1975–1983," Journal of Cold War Studies 23:4 (2021): 34–94. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/jcws_a_01039.

"Operation 'Denver': The East German Ministry for State Security and the KGB's AIDS Disinformation Campaign, 1986–1989 (Part 2)," Journal of Cold War Studies 23:3 (2021): 4–80. https://doi.org/10.1162/jcws_a_01024.

"Defining the Ideological 'Enemy': The KGB's Reports on 'Trends in the Tactics of the Enemy for Conducting Ideological Subversion,' 1974-1988," Aparat Represji w Polsce Ludowej 1944-1989, Nr. 18 (2020): 389-403, https://ipn.gov.pl/download/1/595582/Aparatrepresji1813-04c.pdf.

"Ein Überbleibsel des Kalten Kriegs? Die Regierung Nixon, Brandts neue 'Ostpolitik' und Radio Free Europe, 1969–1973," in Michael Borchard, Stefan Karner, Hanns Jürgen Küsters, and Peter Ruggenthaler, eds., Entspannung im Kalten Krieg: Der Weg zum Moskauer Vertrag und zur KSZE (Graz/Wien: Leykam, 2020), 591-616.

"Operation 'Denver': The East German Ministry of State Security and the KGB's AIDS Disinformation Campaign, 1985–1986 (Part 1)," Journal of Cold War Studies (2019) 21 (4): 71–123, https://doi.org/10.1162/jcws_a_00907.

"Spiskowa teoria AIDS. Ministerstwo Bezpieczeństwa Państwowego a kampania dezinformacyjna KGB na temat AIDS," in Robert Klementowski, Ewa Matkowska and Jarosław Syrnyk, eds., Propaganda w PRL i NRD. Tematy, instytucje, kampanie / Propaganda in der Volksrepublik Polen und der DDR. Themen, Institutionen, Kampagnen (Wrocław–Warszawa: Instytut Pamięci Narodowej, 2019), 97-106.

“The Limits of Repression: Soviet Bloc Security Services vs. Transnational Helsinki Networks,” in Badalassi, Nicolas, and Snyder, Sarah B., eds.: The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990, New York/Oxford: Berghahn, 2019, pp. 207-29.

“Operation ‘Synonym’: Soviet-Bloc Active Measures and the Helsinki Process, 1976-1983,” in Bułhak, Władysaw, and Friis, Thomas Wegener, eds., Need to Know: Eastern and Western Perspectives (Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 2015), pp. 81-96.

“SA-CIA-HV A: Dr. Emil Hoffmann and the ‘Jungle of the Secret Services,’” in Spiekerman, Uwe: The Stasi at Home and Abroad: Domestic Order and Foreign Intelligence. Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Supplement 9 (2014), pp. 115-138, https://www.ghi-dc.org/fileadmin/publications/Bulletin_Supplement/Supplement_9/supp9.pdf

“’Human-Rights-Demagoguery Hostile to Détente’: The German Democratic Republic and the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1975-1989,” in Mariager, Rasmus, and Molin, Karl, eds., Human Rights during the Cold War, London and New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 139-149.

“Operacja ‘Synonim’: czechosłowacki aparat bezpieczeństwa, środki aktywne bloku sowieckiego i proces KBWE (1976–1983) [Operation “Synonym”: The Czechoslovak Security Service and Soviet-Bloc Active Measures in the CSCE Process, 1976-1983], Pamięc i sprawiedliwość 23:1 (2014).

The Superpowers and the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1977-1983: Human Rights, Nuclear Weapons, and Western Europe. In: Matthias Peter und Hermann Wentker (Hg.): Die KSZE im Ost-West Konflikt: Internationale Politik und gesellschaftliche Transformation (1975-1990), München 2012.

The Truth About Friendship Treaties: Behind the Iron Curtain. In: Dan Stone (Hg.): Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History, Oxford 2012, S. 319-338.

Der Warschauer Pakt und die europäische Sicherheitskonferenz 1964-1969: Souveränität, Hegemonie und die Deutsche Frage, in: Thorsten Diedrich u. Walter Süß (Hg.), Militär und Staatssicherheit im Sicherheitskonzept der Warschauer-Pakt-Staaten, Berlin 2010, S. 225-251.

Transforming the Soviet Sphere of Influence? U.S.-Soviet Détente and Eastern Europe, 1969-1976. In: Diplomatic History, 33 (2009) 4, S. 671-687

The Warsaw Pact and the European Security Conference, 1964-69: Sovereignty, Hegemony, and the German Question, in: Wenger, Andreas; Mastny, Vojtech; and Nuenlist, Christian, eds., Origins of the European Security System: The Helsinki Process Revisited, 1965-75 (London: Routledge, 2008).

The Warsaw Pact and the German Question: Conflict and Consensus, 1955-1970, in Heiss, Mary Ann, and Papacosma, S. Victor, NATO and the Warsaw Pact: Intra-Bloc Conflicts (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2008).

Wskrzeszenie polityki wypierania: administracja Eisenhowera a polski pażdziernik 1956 roku [The End of the Policy of Liberation: The Eisenhower Administration and the Polish October of 1956], in Jan Rówiński, ed., Polski pażdziernik w polityce światowej (Warszawa: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych, 2006).

The Treaty of Warsaw (1970): The Warsaw Pact Context, in: Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Supplement 1: American Detente and German Ostpolitik, 1969-1972, ed. David C. Geyer and Bernd Schafer (Washington, 2004).

Poland and the Sino-Soviet Rift, 1963-1965, Cold War International History Project E-Dossier 10 (January 2004).

Poland, the GDR, and the "Ulbricht Doctrine," in M.B.B. Biskupski, ed., Ideology, Politics and Diplomacy in East Central Europe, Rochester Studies in Central Europe (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2003), pp. 227-41.

Papírháromszög: Lengyelország, az NDK és Csehszlovákia [Paper Triangle: Poland, the GDR and Czechoslovakia], Külpolitika [International Affairs: Budapest] (2001: 1-2), pp. 167-87.

The Warsaw Pact and Nuclear Nonproliferation, 1963-1965, Cold War International History Project Working Paper 32 (Jan. 2001).

Khrushchev’s Berlin Ultimatum, November 1958: New Evidence from the Polish Archives, Cold War International History Project Bulletin 11 (Summer 1999).

The End of the Berlin Crisis: New Evidence from the Polish and East German Archives, Cold War International History Project Bulletin 11 (Summer 1999).

Herausgeberschaften und Editionen

Der »große Bruder«: Studien zum Verhältnis von KGB und MfS 1958 bis 1989, co-edited with Georg Herbstritt (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022).

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XV: Soviet Union, 1972-1974, co-edited with Melissa Jane Taylor (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, 2012).

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XXXIX: European Security, 1969-1976 (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, 2008).

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XXIX: Eastern Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, co-edited with James Miller (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, 2007).

Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969-1972, co-edited with David C. Geyer (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, 2007).

Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

Deutsch-polnische Beziehungen; Geschichte des Kalten Krieges; Geschichte des KGB und der StSi; Geschichte der Warschauer-Vertrags-Organisationen; Geschichte der amerikanischen Aussenpolitik im 20. Jh.