150th Anniversary of the Civil War

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Expert:

Dr. Stephanie McCurry

Professor of History

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

            • Specialist in 19th-century American history, with a focus on the American South, the Civil War era and the history of women.

• Author of “Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South”

 

Expert:

Dr. Robert Engs

Professor of History

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

• Research focuses on the postbellum period with a special interest in the roles of education, religion and of missionaries in the emancipation process.

• Author of “Freedom’s First Generation: Black Hampton, Virginia, 1861-1890” and “Educating the Disenfranchised and Disinherited: Samuel Chapman Armstrong and Hampton Institute, 1839-1893”