Widely sought audiences at colleges, libraries, museums, community centers, and historical societies, OAH Distinguished Lecturers speak, research, write, and teach on all aspects of American history. Among our speakers who consider U.S. military history:
- Jennifer Keene and Chad Williams have spoken about African American soldiers at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, jointly sponsored with Park University.
- Kathleen DuVal has spoken on the American Revolution at the Virginia Military Institute, jointly sponsored with the Society of Cincinnati.
- Edward Ayers, David Blight, Stephanie McCurry, and dozens of others spoke during Civil War sesquicentennial events across the country.
- John W. Hall has spoken about early American warfare at the U.S. Military Academy, the Army Heritage and Education Center, and the Pritzker Military Library.
For more information about speakers who address specific conflicts, click on the following:
- Revolutionary and early national period (including War of 1812),
- Civil War and Reconstruction,
- World War I, World War II,
- Cold War, and Vietnam War.
The following lecturers specialize in Military history.
To view all lecturers regardless of topic, click here.