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Elizabeth Cobbs, Fellowship Mentor

Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History, Texas A&M University


Advisee(s): Katherine Unterman   

Elizabeth Cobbs (also published as Lisa Cobbs Hoffman) is Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History at Texas A&M University and Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. She writes, lectures, and produces documentaries on world history, the history of US foreign relations, and current international policy. She has won literary prizes for both history and fiction, and her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, China Daily News, Washington Independent, San Diego Union, Reuters, and other distinguished publications. She has appeared on the Today Show, Morning Joe Show, and National Public Radio. Her next book, forthcoming in 2016 from Skyhorse Publishing, is a novel based on the remarkable life of Alexander Hamilton and his courageous wife Eliza Schuyler. She is co-producer and writer of the upcoming PBS documentary based on her book, American Umpire.


Elizabeth Cobbs's website.

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