Philip Zelikow is a lawyer, a diplomat, an academic, and a published author. He has served as the executive head of the 9/11 Commission, the director of the University of Virginia's Miller Institute for Public Affairs, and a US State Department counselor. In the fall of 2009, he was an Axel Springer Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He was a member of George H.W. Bush's administration.
- Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
- The Road Less Traveled: The Secret Battle to End the Great War, 1916-1917
- To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth
- Suez Deconstructed: An Interactive Study in Crisis, War, and Peacemaking
- Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft
- #2907 in political science