Michael Cotey Morgan

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Assistant Professor

407 Hamilton Hall
CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
919.843.4309 (phone)

BA University of Toronto, 2001

MPhil University of Cambridge, 2002
PhD Yale University, 2010

Research Interests

Michael Cotey Morgan specializes in modern international history, especially the Cold War. He is currently writing a book on the origins of the 1975 Helsinki Final Act, a 35-country agreement that was a watershed in East-West relations and the development of human rights. Before coming to UNC, he taught at the US Naval War College and the University of Toronto, where he was the inaugural holder of the Raymond Pryke Chair.

Some Notable Publications

Graduate Students Advised by Michael Cotey Morgan:

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.

  • HIST 205—Statecraft, Diplomacy, and War, 1618-1815
  • HIST 206—Statecraft, Diplomacy, and War, 1815-1945
  • HIST 207—The Global Cold War
  • HIST 398—The Global 1970s
  • HIST 510—Human Rights in the Modern World
  • HIST 723—Readings in Global Cold War History


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