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Jonathan White

Jon White

Associate Professor

McMurran Hall 304
(757) 594-7995
jonathan.white@cnu.edu
www.jonathanwhite.org/

Education

  • Ph D in United States History, University of Maryland, College Park
  • MA in History, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA in History, Pennsylvania State University

Teaching

Constitutional and Legal History, The American Civil War, The American Founding, Nineteenth-Century America

Research

Constitutional and Legal History, The American Civil War, The American Founding, Nineteenth-Century America

Biography

Jonathan W. White is associate professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and is the author of several books, including "Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman," and "Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln," which was a finalist for both the Lincoln Prize and Jefferson Davis Prize, a "best book" in "Civil War Monitor," and the winner of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 2015 book prize. He has published more than seventy-five articles, essays and reviews, and is the winner of the 2005 John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article in "Civil War History," the 2010 Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, and the 2012 Thomas Jefferson Prize for his "Guide to Research in Federal Judicial History" (2010). He is vice president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association, and he is a member of the Ford's Theatre Advisory Council. His next book, "Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War," will be published by the University of North Carolina Press in March 2017. Check out his website at www.jonathanwhite.org/.


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