David Kahn

David Kahn is the author of The Codebreakers, Hitler's Spies, and Seizing the Enigma, as well as many articles on cryptology and intelligence in such publications as The New York Times, Playboy, Atlantic Monthly, the Journal of Strategic Studies, and the Encyclopedia Americana. For many years he served as an editor at Newsday. He holds a Ph.D. in modern history from Oxford University, and has taught courses on political and military intelligence at Yale and Columbia. Dr. Kahn has spoken widely on intelligence, has testified before Congress on policy matters dealing with cryptology, and often appears on television as an expert in the history of cryptology. He is a founding co-editor of the scholarly quarterly Cryptologia, a member of the board of editors of Intelligence and National Security, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, and MHQ: The Military Intelligence Quarterly. He also serves on the boards of trustees of the World War Two Studies Association and the National Cryptology Museum Foundation. Dr. Kahn has lived in Paris, where he helped edit the International Herald Tribune, in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, where he researched the Militararchiv, and in Oxford, where he wrote his dissertation.

You can e-mail David Kahn at DAVIDKAHN1@aol.com