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Kenneth J. Winkle

Kenneth J. Winkle

Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History

Contact Information:


Department of History
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
Phone: 402-472-5744
Fax: 402-472-8839
E-mail: email address


Joined the Department:

1987

Kenneth J. Winkle, Sorensen Professor of American History, received his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and specializes in 19th century U.S. political, social, cultural, and military history. Three of his books--The Politics of Community: Migration and Politics in Antebellum Ohio, The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln, and The Oxford Atlas of the Civil War--received the Allan Sharlin Award of the Social Science History Association, the Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award, and the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award, respectively. He has published extensively in The Journal of Social History, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Civil War History, The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Social Science History, History Teacher, Reviews in American History, and other publications. His contribution to the new Concise Lincoln Library, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, is in press. He is currently writing Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC for publication in Fall 2012.


Expertise:

  • Quantitative
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century

Education:

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1984
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1977
A.B., magna cum laude with Honors, Miami University, 1976



Books:

Winkle, Kenneth J. Study Guide for Pauline Maier, et al., Inventing America. New York: W. W. Norton, 2005.
Winkle, Kenneth J. Study Guide for Pauline Maier, et al., Inventing America. New York: W. W. Norton, 2005, Vol. I, 2nd rev. ed..
Winkle, Kenneth J., and Woodworth, Steven. Oxford Atlas of the Civil War. Oxford University Press, 2004.