Klaus Larres is the author and editor of several books including "Churchill's Cold War: The Politics of Personal Diplomacy," "The Cold War: Essential Readings, (edited with A. Lane, Longman, 2001) " and "Uneasy Allies: British-German Relations and European Integration since 1945" (Oxford University Press, 2000). Larres was appointed as the second Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar at the Library of Congress in September 2002. Prior to this, he was the Jean Monnet Professor in European Foreign and Security Policy at the School of Politics, Queen's University of Belfast. He earned his doctorate from the University of Cologne in 1992 and also studied at Manchester University and the London School of Economics. In September 2003, he will occupy the Royal Holloway Chair in International Relations and Foreign Policy at the University of London.