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Bridging the Academic and Public Divide

November 06, 2015

  • Danny Meyer, Photographer

Christine Lamberson, assistant professor and co-director of the “War Stories” project, published a post on the History News Network site. She describes a disconnect between academic scholarship focused on foreign policy, a public focused on “supporting the troops,” and veterans’ needs. She advocates increasing involvement in veteran-focused public history projects in order to bridge the gap. Read the post here.