Carnegie Mellon University

Making Sense of America’s Great War: What Does it all Mean?

Making Sense of America’s Great War: What Does it all Mean?

Jennifer D. Keene
Professor of History at Chapman University in California

Monday, April 15, 2019

4:30 PM

Steinburg Auditorium
Baker Hall Lower Level

Jennifer D. Keene is a professor of history at Chapman University. She is also the current President of the Society of Military History. She has published three books and numerous articles on the American involvement in the First World War including Doughboys, the Great War and the Remaking of America (2001), World War I: The American Soldier Experience (2011), and The United States and the First World War (2000).  In addition, she is the lead author for an American history textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States that uses a visual approach to teaching students U.S. history. She has received numerous awards for her scholarship, including Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards to France and Australia and Mellon Library of Congress Fellowship in International Studies. She has served as an historical consultant for exhibits and films, and was recently featured in the PBS documentary mini-series, The Great War.  She is also a general editor for the “1914-1918-online,” peer-reviewed online encyclopedia, a major digital humanities project.