Adam Claasen

Dr Adam Claasen is an historian at Massey University, New Zealand. He is a Smithsonian Institution Fellowship grantee, a Fulbright Scholarship (Georgetown University) awardee and a Massey University research team medallist. Adam teaches on the Second World War and American foreign policy and is a Vice-Chancellor’s award recipient for sustained excellence in teaching. He has presented conference papers and published on military intelligence, air power and geostrategy. His books include Hitler’s Northern War: The Luftwaffe’s ill-fated campaign, 1940–1945; Dogfight: Anzacs in the Battle of Britain; and Fearless: The extraordinary untold story
of New Zealand’s Great War airmen.