In this installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature ECW co-founder and editor-in-chief Chris Mackowski. Chris has written numerous books and articles over the years, as well as given many presentations at our annual Symposium. If you haven’t had the chance to get to know him yet, read on to learn more about him. His presentation this year will be on his new book on Mine Run, out now!
Chris Mackowski, Ph.D., is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Emerging Civil War. He is the series editor of the award-winning Emerging Civil War Series, published by Savas Beatie, and the “Engaging the Civil War” Series, published in partnership with Southern Illinois University Press. Chris is a writing professor in the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, NY, where he also serves as associate dean for undergraduate programs. Chris is also historian-in-residence at Stevenson Ridge, a historic property on the Spotsylvania battlefield in central Virginia. He has also worked as a historian for the National Park Service at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, where he gives tours at four major Civil War battlefields (Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania), as well as at the building where Stonewall Jackson died. Chris has authored or co-authored a dozen books on the Civil War, and his articles have appeared in all the major Civil War magazines. Chris serves on the board of directors for the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust and the national advisory board for the Civil War Chaplains Museum in Lynchburg, Virginia.
You can find out more information about the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium by clicking here. Full details on the lineup, registering, directions, and accommodations all in one place!