Yale Alumni College - Spring 2015 Professor Brian Matthew Jordan


Professor Brian Matthew Jordan

Brian Matthew Jordan earned his B.A. in History and Civil War Era Studies from Gettysburg College, and an M.A., M.Phil., and the Ph.D. in History from Yale.  His doctoral dissertation earned both the George Washington Egleston Historical Prize for Best U.S. History Dissertation and the University-wide John Addison Porter Literary Prize.

Dr. Jordan's essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in a number of scholarly journals and magazines, including The Journal of the Civil War Era, Civil War History, and The Civil War Monitor.  He is the author of two books, including *Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War,* which was published by W.W. Norton & Company in January 2015.  A popular lecture and battlefield guide, he serves as Book Review Editor for The Civil War Monitor.