Christopher Capozzola is a professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he teaches classes on political and legal history, war and the military, and the history of immigration. He is the author of Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen (2008) and Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Pacific Century. He is a cocurator of "The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I," a historical exhibition commemorating the centennial of the First World War, and Academic Adviser for the FilVetREP, the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project. He served from 2014 to 2017 on the development committee for the Advanced Placement exam in U.S. History, and in 2018 was named a MacVicar Faculty Fellow, MIT's highest honor for undergraduate teaching.
Overview of U.S. political and cultural history on the home front during World War I. Tailored to wartime local and state history of the host venue.