Dr. Allan Winkler

Allan Winkler


Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus


PhD 1974, Yale University

MA, Columbia University

BA, Harvard University

Teaching and Research Interests: 

Recent U.S. history (20th century)

Selected Publications: 
  • “To Everything There Is a Season”: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song, Oxford University Press, 2009
  • Co-author, The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Addison Wesley Longman, 7th ed., 2007
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Making of Modern America, Longman, 2005
  • Uncertain Safari: Kenyan Encounters and African Dreams, Hamilton Books, University Press of America, 2004
  • Editor, Postwar United States, 1946-1968, Volume IX of Encyclopedia of American History under the general editorship of Gary B. Nash, Facts on File, 2003
  • Life Under a Cloud: American Anxiety about the Atom, Oxford University Press, 1993
Selected Grants and Awards: 
  • Distinguished Teaching Award for Excellence in Graduate Instruction and Mentoring, 2008
  • Miami University’s Benjamin Harrison Medallion “for Outstanding Contributions to Education of the Nation,” 2007
Work in Progress: 

Dr. Winkler is currently working on a book about the song "We Shall Overcome."

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