Dr. John A. Lynn II: Recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize and NEH Public Scholar Award
John Lynn has earned numerous awards, the most recent two being the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize and the NEH Public Scholar Award. Bestowed by the Society for Military History, an international professional organization of scholars, soldiers and citizens, the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize is the most honored award a military historian can receive. It is given once a year to a scholar who has made outstanding contributions to the field throughout his or her career. Professor Lynn is also the first at the University of Illinois to receive the Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which will support his book “The Other Side of Victory: A History of Surrender from Medieval Combat to Modern Terrorism.”
John Lynn is a military historian and Professor Emeritus at for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)…
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