This week’s 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight welcomes one our newest members to Emerging Civil War. If you have been following the blog over the last several months, you will have seen her name numerous times. She has been writing some fantastic posts! For the 2019 Symposium, she will be speaking on one of the many forgotten battles of the Western Theater. Continue reading to learn more about and welcome to ECW, Kristen Pawlak.
A native of Missouri, historian Kristen M. Pawlak specializes in the Civil War in Missouri and the Trans-Mississippi West. In 2014, she graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Civil War Era Studies. Kristen received her Master of Arts from Webster University in Nonprofit Leadership in May of 2018. Previously, she has worked for the Missouri Civil War Museum in St. Louis, the American Battlefield Trust, and the Gettysburg College Special Collections. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Civil War Museum and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Kristen is working on her first book as part of the Emerging Civil War Series on the Battle of Wilson’s Creek.
You can find out more information about the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium by clicking here. Don’t forget to take advantage of our early bird rate and special group rate for accommodations!