Ian Andrew Isherwood

Dr. Isherwood is a graduate of Gettysburg College, Dartmouth College, and the University of Glasgow, the latter where he did his Ph.D. He specializes in modern history with a focus on the history of war and memory studies. His articles and book reviews have appeared in First World War Studies, War, Literature and the Arts, The Journal of Military History, and War in History. Isherwood's book, Remembering the Great War, is forthcoming with I.B. Tauris. He is the co-lead of the digital history project jackpeirs.org and maintains a teaching blog, Great War Writing

Dr. Isherwood has taught in both the English and History Departments at Gettysburg College and serves as the academic coordinator for the Civil War Era Studies minor. Isherwood has supervised two Mellon Summer Scholars as well as independent studies for Gettysburg students in Scottish history, the First World War, and the British Empire. In addition to academic work, he is the faculty advisor for Tri Sigma, The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era, and the Civil War Era Studies House.  

Courses Taught

History of the British Isles (History 203/History 204) 

The Great War (History 219) 

Aftermath: The Experience of War and Modern Memory (CWES 320)

Introduction to War Studies (CWES 215)

The Twentieth-Century World (History 110) 

Soldiers' Tales (FYS 121)

Through the War-drobe: The Words and Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis (FYS 191-4)

Introduction to College Writing (English 101)

Writing through History (English 115) 


Ian Andrew Isherwood

Ian Andrew Isherwood
Visiting Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies

Email: iisherwo@gettysburg.edu
Phone: (717) 337 - 8253

Box: Campus Box 0435

Address: Civil War Institute
2nd floor
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

BA Gettysburg College, 2000
MA Dartmouth College, 2006
PhD University of Glasgow, 2012

Academic Focus:
History of War, Memory Studies, Cultural History, British History