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Dr. Joseph Beilein Jr. Bio

The following biography is courtesy of Penn State Behrend:

Joseph M. Beilein Jr. is a Civil War historian who specializes in guerrilla warfare, gender, material culture, and violence. He’s the author of Bushwhackers: Guerrilla Warfare, Manhood, and the Household in Civil War Missouri (2016) and the co-editor of The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth (2015) and several articles on the guerrilla conflict during the Civil War. His evolving research agenda seeks to include the intersection of alcohol and manhood during the Civil War.

At Penn State Behrend, Beilein teaches courses on the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg, Military History, and American History. Beilein has consulted on two episodes of TLC celebrity genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? with actresses Jessica Biel and Megan Mullally.

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