Luke A. Nichter is an Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University – Central Texas, where he teaches courses in 20th century international history. He received his Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University following positions held in the U.S. House of Representatives, the British House of Commons, and fellowships at the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford. Luke is currently revising a book manuscript tentatively titled Richard Nixon and Europe: Confrontation and Cooperation, 1969-1975, which is based on multi-archival research in six countries. He has also written a book-length biography of George W. Bush, and is under contract to write biographies of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon.
Luke is a former founding Executive Producer of C-SPAN's American History TV and his work is periodically featured by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Associated Press. He is also a noted expert on the Nixon tapes as a result of his efforts to digitize the nearly 4,000 hours of recordings which he makes available as a public service at nixontapes.org.