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Michael David Cohen Wins Critics' Choice Book Award

OAH member Michael David Cohen has won the 2014 Critics' Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association for his book Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the American Civil War (University of Virginia Press, 2012).

The awards committee describes Cohen's book as "an outstanding contribution to scholarship in the Social Foundations of Education field." It is the first book to explore the immediate and long-term impact of the Civil War on colleges. Cohen, who received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2008, is research assistant professor of history and assistant editor of the Correspondence of James K. Polk at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Posted: August 26, 2014
Tagged: Clio's Kudos