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Stephen Berry, Associate Professor and Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era and Co-Director, Center for Virtual History, is the author or editor of four books on America in the mid-19th century, including Weirding the War: Stories From the Civil War’s Ragged Edges. He oversees the web project, “CSI Dixie,” devoted to the coroner’s office in the nineteenth century South and is co-director, with Claudio Saunt, of the Center for Virtual History. He is also co-editor, with Amy Murrell Taylor, of the UnCivil Wars series at the University of Georgia Press. A Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, he helps head the Digital Humanities Initiative at the University of Georgia.
In his writing and in his speaking, Stephen Berry is a pioneer and an eloquent spokesman for a new approach to Civil War history that looks broadly at the human experience at war.