PLISCHKE, Elmer. American, b. 1914. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government, Bibliography, Reference. Career: U.S. Naval Officer, 1943-46; Assistant Professor, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, 1946-48; Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, 1979- (Assistant Professor, 1948-49; Associate Professor, 1949-52; Professor, 1952-79; Head, Dept. of Government and Politics, 1954-68); Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, 1978-; Adjunct Professor, Gettysburg College, PA, 1979-85. Many recognition medals, plaques, and other awards. Publications: Conduct of American Diplomacy, 1950, 3rd ed., 1967; (with R.G. Dixon) American Government, 1950; Berlin: Development of Its Government and Administration, 1952; International Relations, 1953; American Foreign Relations: A Bibliography of Official Sources, 1955; American Diplomacy: A Bibliography of Biographies, Autobiographies, and Commentaries, 1957; Summit Diplomacy, 1958; Contemporary Governments of Germany, 1961; Government and Politics of Contemporary Berlin, 1963; (ed. and contrib.) Systems of Integrating the International Community, 1964; Foreign Relations Decision-Making, 1973; United States Diplomats and Their Missions, 1975; Microstates in World Affairs, 1977; Modern Diplomacy: The Art and the Artisans, 1979; U.S. Foreign Relations: A Guide to Information Sources, 1980; Diplomat in Chief, 1986; Presidential Diplomacy, 1986; Foreign Relations: Analysis of Its Anatomy, 1988; Contemporary U.S. Foreign Policy, 1991; U.S. Department of State: A Reference History, 1999; also others. Contributor to professional and literary journals and encyclopedias. Address: 227 Ewell Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, U.S.A.