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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

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Jonathan W. White

Jonathan W. WhiteJonathan W. White is an associate professor of American studies at Christopher Newport University and the author of several books, including Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War (2017), Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman (2011), and Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln (2014), which was a finalist for both the Lincoln Prize and the Jefferson Davis Prize, a Civil War Monitor "best book," and the winner of the Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Prize. He has published more than seventy-five articles, essays, and reviews, and is the winner of the 2005 John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article in Civil War History, the Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, and the Thomas Jefferson Prize for his Guide to Research in Federal Judicial History (2010). He currently serves as the vice president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, on the board of directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association, and on the Ford's Theatre Advisory Council.

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Twitter: @CivilWarJon.