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

Jul
2

Join us for an address by Dr. Sarah Morgan Smith, Postgraduate Research Fellow at the James Madison Program at Princeton University, entitled Papists, Pacificsts, and Puritans: The 17th Century Religious Origins of American Independence.

Jul
9

Join us for an address by Dan Monroe, Associate Professor of History at Millikin University, entitled Understanding the Honor Culture of the Antebellum South.

Jul
16

Join us for an address by Lucas Morel, Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics and Head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University, entitled Frederick Douglass on Race, Liberty, and the American Creed.

Sep
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the December 2017 commencement must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.