Myers serves as a commentator for the series “Dark Marvels,” offering the history behind some of the world’s most diabolical inventions.
Melissa Kerin and Barton Myers will each receive $6,000 to support their research projects.
Professor Barton Myers was selected as one of 10 Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellows in 2021.
The three-night miniseries airs on the History Channel beginning Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
Professor Barton Myers recently contributed to “The Oxford Handbook of the American Civil War.”
In Case You Missed It
Professor Barton Myers was recently quoted in an article titled “Private and religious groups are starting to pay reparations for slavery – but it’s nowhere near enough.”
Barton Myers’ op-ed is titled “Why the Stonewall Jackson statue belongs at Chancellorsville.”
Myer's talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “A Civil War Murder(?) Mystery: The Death and Burial of Lt. John Rodgers Meigs.”
Myers will hold the position for a three-year period.
Myers, associate professor of history, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the CIC and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.