Stephen D. Engle
Stephen D. Engle is Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs at Florida Atlantic University and has taught in the history department for the past three decades, serving as department chair, graduate director, and director of the Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium Series on the American Presidency. His research focuses on the study of the American Civil War and Reconstruction Era, and his books examine the ethnic dimensions of the period, civil-military relations during the war, and the politics of race and power.
A former Fulbright Scholar and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's Associates Program, Engle was the 2016 Distinguished Teacher of the Year at Florida Atlantic University and is the author of several books, including Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors (2016), winner of the 55th annual Barondess/Lincoln Award, and In Pursuit of Justice: The Life of John Albion Andrew (2023.) He is currently working on a book-length manuscript tentatively entitled: “A White Man Hangs for Black Freedom: John Brown’s Execution and the Pursuit of Racial Justice.”
Engle has been a part of C-span’s “Lectures in American History,” series as well as spending a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Germany where he taught at both Martin Luther University in Halle and the American History Institute in Wittenberg.