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Historians' Council

 

A consortium of renowned historians lends its collective support and expertise to promote the Gettysburg Foundation’s mission. Gettysburg Foundation Historians’ Council.

Dr. William A. Blair
Professor of American History; Director, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center
Penn State University

Mr. Kent Masterson Brown
Author
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Michael Burlingame
Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies
University of Illinois Springfield

Mr. Ken Burns
Director and Producer
Florentine Films

Dr. Peter Carmichael
Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and
Director, Civil War Institute
Gettysburg College

Dr. Gary W. Gallagher
John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War
University of Virginia

Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust
President, Harvard University

Dr. Thavolia Glymph
Associate Professor
African & African American Studies and History
Duke University

Mr. Adam Goodheart
Director, C.V. Starr Center of the Study of the American Experience
Washington College

Dr. Lesley Gordon
Professor of History
Editor, Civil War History
University of Akron

Mr. Scott Hartwig
Supervisory Historian
Gettysburg National Military Park

Mr. Harold Holzer
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Gordon Jones
Director, Exhibits & Collections
Atlanta History Center

Prof. Ervin L. Jordan, Jr.
Research Archivist
University of Virginia

Mr. Lewis Lehrman
Co-Founder
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Dr. Louis P. Masur
Professor of American Studies and History
Rutgers University

Dr. James M. McPherson
Professor Emeritus, Department of History
Princeton University

Mr. Wayne E. Motts
Chief Executive Officer
National Civil War Museum

Dr. Matthew Pinsker
Pohanka Chair in American Civil War History
Dickinson College

Ms. Elizabeth Brown Pryor
Author
Richmond, Virginia

Dr. Carol A. Reardon
George Winfree Professor of American History
Penn State University

Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Eberly Professor of Civil War Studies
West Virginia University

Dr. Nina Silber
Professor of History
Boston University

Dr. Brooks Simpson
Foundation Professor, Arizona State University
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Race
and Democracy

Dr. Robert Sutton
Chief Historian
National Park Service

Dr. Susannah J. Ural
Associate Professor
University of Southern Mississippi