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The Civil War at 150

Union soldier sitting on a box of hardtack, 1863. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Union soldier sitting on a box of hardtack, 1863. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau devoted to American history, features nearly 100 historians who study and speak on the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

To schedule a lecture or to request more information, contact the lectureship program coordinator.

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Edward L. Ayers
Edward L. Ayers
University of Richmond
Stephen Berry
Stephen Berry
University of Georgia
Richard J. M.  Blackett
Richard J. M. Blackett
Vanderbilt University
William A.  Blair
William A. Blair
Penn State University
David Blight
David Blight
Yale University
Anne M. Boylan
Anne M. Boylan
University of Delaware
Leslie Brown
Leslie Brown
Williams College
W. Fitzhugh Brundage
W. Fitzhugh Brundage
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charles F. Bryan Jr.
Charles F. Bryan Jr.
Virginia Historical Society
Orville Burton
Orville Burton
Clemson University
Peter S. Carmichael
Peter S. Carmichael
Gettysburg College
William Carrigan
William Carrigan *
Rowan University
Richard Carwardine
Richard Carwardine
Corpus Christi College, Oxford University
Bruce  Chadwick
Bruce Chadwick
New Jersey City University
Karen L. Cox
Karen L. Cox
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Spencer Crew
Spencer Crew
George Mason University
William Deverell
William Deverell
University of Southern California
Gregory Downs
Gregory Downs *
City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
James Downs
James Downs *
Connecticut College
Don Doyle
Don Doyle
University of South Carolina
Laura F. Edwards
Laura F. Edwards
Duke University
Stephen D. Engle
Stephen D. Engle
Florida Atlantic University
C. Wyatt Evans
C. Wyatt Evans
Drew University
Alice Fahs
Alice Fahs
University of California, Irvine
Barbara J. Fields
Barbara J. Fields
Columbia University
Paul Finkelman
Paul Finkelman
Albany Law School
Joseph T. Glatthaar
Joseph T. Glatthaar
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thavolia Glymph
Thavolia Glymph
Duke University
David Goldfield
David Goldfield
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Adam Goodheart
Adam Goodheart *
Washington College
Lesley J. Gordon
Lesley J. Gordon
University of Akron
Michael S. Green
Michael S. Green
College of Southern Nevada
Mark Grimsley
Mark Grimsley
Ohio State University
Ariela J. Gross
Ariela J. Gross
University of Southern California
Allen Guelzo
Allen Guelzo *
Gettysburg College
Steven Hahn
Steven Hahn
University of Pennsylvania
Paul Harvey
Paul Harvey
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
John C. Inscoe
John C. Inscoe
University of Georgia
Caroline E. Janney
Caroline E. Janney
Purdue University
Michael P. Johnson
Michael P. Johnson
Johns Hopkins University
Walter D. Kamphoefner
Walter D. Kamphoefner
Texas A&M University
Stephen Kantrowitz
Stephen Kantrowitz
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ari Kelman
Ari Kelman *
University of California, Davis
Wilma King
Wilma King
University of Missouri-Columbia
Michael J. Klarman
Michael J. Klarman
Harvard University
Peter  Kolchin
Peter Kolchin
University of Delaware
Barbara Krauthamer
Barbara Krauthamer *
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Glenn W. Lafantasie
Glenn W. Lafantasie
Western Kentucky University
Leon F. Litwack
Leon F. Litwack
University of California, Berkeley
James W.  Loewen
James W. Loewen
University of Vermont
Trish Loughran
Trish Loughran
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chandra Manning
Chandra Manning
Georgetown University
James Marten
James Marten
Marquette University
Kate Masur
Kate Masur
Northwestern University
Stephanie  McCurry
Stephanie McCurry
University of Pennsylvania
Edna Greene Medford
Edna Greene Medford
Howard University
Joanne Pope Melish
Joanne Pope Melish
University of Kentucky
Mark E. Neely Jr.
Mark E. Neely Jr.
Penn State University
Scott Nelson
Scott Nelson
College of William and Mary
Richard C. Newman
Richard C. Newman
Rochester Institute of Technology
Kenneth W.  Noe
Kenneth W. Noe
Auburn University
Susan O
Susan O'Donovan
University of Memphis
James Oakes
James Oakes
Graduate Center, City University of New York
T. Michael Parrish
T. Michael Parrish
Baylor University
Christopher  Phillips
Christopher Phillips
The University of Cincinnati
Matthew Pinsker
Matthew Pinsker
Dickinson College
Dwight T. Pitcaithley
Dwight T. Pitcaithley
New Mexico State University
Patrick Rael
Patrick Rael
Bowdoin College
Marcus  Rediker
Marcus Rediker
University of Pittsburgh
Adam Rothman
Adam Rothman
Georgetown University
Anne Sarah Rubin
Anne Sarah Rubin
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Susan  Schulten
Susan Schulten *
University of Denver
Daniel Sharfstein
Daniel Sharfstein *
Vanderbilt University
Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Louisiana State University
Brooks D. Simpson
Brooks D. Simpson
Arizona State University
Manisha Sinha
Manisha Sinha
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Merritt Roe Smith
Merritt Roe Smith
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marjorie J. Spruill
Marjorie J. Spruill
University of South Carolina
William G. Thomas III
William G. Thomas III
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Elizabeth R. Varon
Elizabeth R. Varon
University of Virginia
Michael Vorenberg
Michael Vorenberg
Brown University
Harry L. Watson
Harry L. Watson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jeannie Whayne
Jeannie Whayne
University of Arkansas
Frank J. Williams
Frank J. Williams
Supreme Court of Rhode Island
Heather  Williams
Heather Williams *
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kenneth J.  Winkle
Kenneth J. Winkle
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Steven E. Woodworth
Steven E. Woodworth
Texas Christian University