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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


The Vietnam War

Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Courtesy Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

The following OAH Distinguished Lecturers study and speak on the history and public memory of the Vietnam War (1955-1975).

OAH Distinguished Lecturer Christian G. Appy is writing series of commentaries for the blog Process about the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War, airing on PBS in September 2017. Start with his introduction here.

OAH Distinguished Lecturer Jerry Lembcke also wrote about the documentary here.

Find additional OAH Distinguished Lecturers who specialize in the history of the 1960s here.

Christian G. Appy
Christian G. Appy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 Has Video Presentation
Mark Philip Bradley
Mark Philip Bradley
University of Chicago
Ron Briley
Ron Briley
Sandia Preparatory School (Emeritus)
David Greenberg
David Greenberg
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
William M. Hammond
William M. Hammond
University of Maryland, College Park (Emeritus)
Bruce Kuklick
Bruce Kuklick
University of Pennsylvania
Peter J. Kuznick
Peter J. Kuznick
American University
Meredith H. Lair
Meredith H. Lair
George Mason University
 Has Video Presentation
Jerry Lembcke
Jerry Lembcke
College of the Holy Cross
Robert J. McMahon
Robert J. McMahon
Ohio State University
 Has Video Presentation
Michelle Nickerson
Michelle Nickerson
Loyola University, Chicago
Andrew Preston
Andrew Preston
Cambridge University
Leslie J. Reagan
Leslie J. Reagan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Andrew J. Rotter
Andrew J. Rotter
Colgate University
Thomas Alan Schwartz
Thomas Alan Schwartz
Vanderbilt University
Jeremi Suri
Jeremi Suri
University of Texas at Austin
Barbara L. Tischler
Barbara L. Tischler
Speyer Legacy School
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
University of California, Irvine
 Has Video Presentation
Julian E. Zelizer
Julian E. Zelizer
Princeton University