Join the Department of History to welcome alum, Dr. Bill Allison, and hear his exciting and interesting talk about the events that unfolded to make 1968 one of the “turning points” in U. S. history.
Dr. William “Bill” Allison is Professor of Military History at Georgia Southern University. He earned his BA and MA in History from East Texas State University and his Ph.D. in history at Bowling Green State University. He is currently the General Harold K. Johnson Visiting Chair in Military History at the US Army War College. He is author of The Gulf War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), My Lai: An American Atrocity in the Vietnam War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012), Military Justice in Vietnam: The Rule of Law in an American War (University Press of Kansas, 2007), The Tet Offensive (Routledge, 2008), among other works. He is currently writing a book for the University Press of Kansas title “On Nostalgia’s Altar: 1968 in America.” Born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas, he lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina, with his wife Jennifer and black lab Moose.