Dr. Rob Havers has been president of the George C. Marshall Foundation since May 2014. He came to his post from his previous position as executive director of The National Churchill Museum and vice president for the Churchill Institute at Westminster College, located in Fulton, Missouri.
The Churchill Museum includes a museum, archives and a research library, all similar components to the structure of the Marshall Foundation. Dr. Havers had been affiliated with the Churchill organizations and Westminster College since 2004.
He has previously served as Fulbright-Robertson visiting professor of British History at Westminster College and served as a professor of War Studies at Sandhurst and taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Cambridge.
An accomplished scholar, author and public speaker, Dr. Havers graduated from Queen Mary College, Univ. of London with a bachelor’s degree in history and politics; London School of Economics and Political Science with a master’s degree in later modern British history and Pembroke College of Univ. of Cambridge with a Ph.D.
He is the author of several articles and books. His Ph.D. thesis, “Reassessing the Japanese POW Experience: The Changi POW Camp, 1942-45,” was published as a book in 2003 and subsequently reissued in paperback in 2013.