Stephen Berry

Historian, Author, Educator

Stephen Berry is the Associate Professor and Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era and Co-Director, Center for Virtual History at the University of Georgia. Berry earned his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his undergraduate degree in history from Rollins College. He has written several renowned books on the Civil War such as All That Makes a Man: Love & Ambition in the Civil War South (Oxford University Press, 2003), Princes of Cotton: Four Diaries of Young Men in the South, 1848‐1860 (UGA Press and the Southern Texts Society, 2007) and Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War's Ragged Edges (2011, UGA Press). In addition to authoring several articles in scholarly journals, such as his most recent article "The Future of Civil War Era Studies" in The Journal of the Civil War Era (2012), Berry has also written for magazines such as Civil War Monitor and North and South and is a Distinguished Lecturer in the Organization of American Historians.