Kenneth J. Winkle, Sorensen Professor of American History, received his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and specializes in 19th century U.S. political, social, cultural, and military history. Three of his books - The Politics of Community: Migration and Politics in Antebellum Ohio, The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln, and The Oxford Atlas of the Civil War - received the Allan Sharlin Award of the Social Science History Association, the Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award, and the Society for Military History’s Distinguished Book Award, respectively. He has published extensively in The Journal of Social History, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Civil War History, The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Social Science History, History Teacher, Reviews in American History, and other publications. His contribution to the new Concise Lincoln Library, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, is in press. His most recent project is Lincoln’s Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC published in Fall 2012.