Jonathan White

Jonathan W. White

Adjunct Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
757.594.7995

Bio

Jonathan W. White is Associate Professor of American Studies and a senior fellow at the Center for American Studies at Christopher Newport University. He is the author of several books and articles about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. His recent book, Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln, was selected by Civil War Monitor as one of the best books of 2014, was a Finalist for the Lincoln Prize and the Jefferson Davis Prize, and won the Abraham Lincoln Institute's 2015 Book Prize.

Research Areas

U.S. Constitution
U.S. Civil War
Treason in American History

Education

PhD, University of Maryland at College Park
MA, University of Maryland at College Park
BA, Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

AHG 504 - Civil War and Reconstruction

Events

Jun
26

"The 22nd Amendment and the Modern Presidency Thesis, Revisited" by Jeremy Bailey, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Houston

Jul
3

"On the Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions" by David Tucker, Senior Fellow, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Jul
10

"Progressivism and the Lincoln Legacy" by Jason Jividen, Associate Professor of Politics, Saint Vincent College.