|Was||Political scientist Journalist|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||30 June 1890, New York City, USA|
|Death||12 April 1964 (aged 73 years)|
Nathaniel Peffer (Chinese: 裴斐; June 30, 1890 in New York City – April 12, 1964) was an American researcher of Far East problems. Educated at the University of Chicago, Peffer became a Far Eastern correspondent for the New York Tribune, and lived in China for 25 years. After invitations to lecture on the Far East to various American universities, he was appointed a lecturer at Columbia University in 1937, associate professor of International Relations there in 1939, and Professor in 1943. He retired from the university in 1958.
The white man's dilemma – climax of the age of imperialism, 1927 China – the collapse of a civilization, 1930 Must we fight in Asia?, 1935 Japan and the Pacific. 1935 The Far East, a modern history. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1958