Gregory Urwin

Gregory J. W. Urwin

Senior Fellow - Center for the Study of America and the West

Research Areas:

Military history, American War of Independence, WWII

Dr. Gregory J.W. Urwin is a military historian whose work spans the American War of Independence through World War 2.  He has published ten books, including Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island (University of Nebraska Press, 1997), which received the General Wallace M. Greene, Jr., Award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. Urwin has lectured at the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Army Military History Institute, Philadelphia’s Union League, American Philosophical Society, William L. Clements Library, David Library of the American Revolution, Fort Ticonderoga, and U.S. Army War College. Urwin is the immediate past President of the Society for Military History, and is a fellow in both the Company of Military Historians and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He is also the general editor of the Campaigns and Commanders Series from University of Oklahoma Press.