Harvey  Klehr-The Millionaire Was a Soviet Mole

Harvey Klehr


Harvey Klehr is Andrew Mellon Professor Emeritus of Politics and History and former chairman of the Political Science Department at Emory University where he taught from 1971 to 2016. He is the author or editor of fifteen books, three of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America was published by Yale University Press in 2009. His newest book is The Millionaire Was a Soviet Mole: The Twisted Life of David Karr. He has also written more than 120 articles and reviews for professional journals as well as Commentary, The New Republic, New York Review of Books, Wall Street Journal, and Weekly Standard. As the first American to gain access to previously closed Russian archives in the early 1990s, his work on Soviet espionage directed at the United States gained substantial media attention, with numerous interviews on radio and television, including The Charlie Rose Show, and NPR. He was the recipient of the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award for Emory College in 1983 and was recognized as the University Scholar-Teacher of the Year by Emory in 1995. He served a six-year term as a member of the National Council on the Humanities from 2004-2011.