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Alcorn professor of history publishes a book chapter and wins Bradford Prize

Dr Aaron Anderson

Dr. Anderson.

Dr. Aaron Anderson, assistant professor of history in the Alcorn State Department of Social Sciences, has recently published a book chapter entitled, “America Emergent: The United States in the Great War” in James C. Bradford, ed. A Companion to American Military History, Vol. I (Blackwell Publishing, 2010).

Dr. Anderson co-authored the chapter with Dr. Michael Neiberg of the U.S. Army War College. Companion to American Military History is an authoritative resource on the American military as part of the Blackwell Companions to American History series.

Dr. Anderson has been a member of the Department of Social Sciences at Alcorn since 2009. In August, he also won the Saint George Tucker Society’s (a Southern History Association) coveted Bradford Prize for his 2009 dissertation “Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914,” which he is presently working towards publication as a monograph.