OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021

Anne Sarah Rubin

Portrait of Anne Sarah Rubin

Anne Sarah Rubin is a professor of history and the associate director of the Imaging Research Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A past president of the Society of Civil War Historians, she has also been a member of the Southern Association of Women Historians executive council. She is the author of Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory (2014), a study of the events and legacy of Gen. William T. Sherman's March. This project also incorporated a companion multimedia site, Sherman's March and America: Mapping Memory, for which she received an ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship. Rubin is also the author of A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868 (2005), which received the OAH Avery O. Craven Award; and a coauthor of the award-winning Valley of the Shadow, an interactive history of the Civil War in two communities. Most recently, she has coedited The Perfect Scout: A Soldier's Memoir of the Great March to the Sea and the Campaign of the Carolinas (2018), the memoir of George W. Quimby.

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