Allen Guelzo

Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era, Director of Civil War Era Studies, and Professor of History

Responsible for oversight of the Civil War Era Studies program and The Gettysburg Semester; administration of the Civil War Era Studies minor at Gettysburg College and co-ordination of its programs with the Civil War Institute.


Battle of Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln, emancipation and slavery

Expertise: Civil War and Reconstruction

Education: Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, M.A. University of Pennsylvania, M.Div. Philadelphia Biblical University, B.S. Philadelphia Biblical University

Recent Work:

A two-time Lincoln Prize-winner, Guelzo released Fateful Lightning: A New History of the Civil War and Reconstruction in 2012, and Gettysburg: The Last Invasion in May 2013.

Contact Information:
(p) 717.337.6569
Campus Box 0413

Weidensall Hall
Room 405
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

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