Dr. Justin S. Solonick Bio
Justin S. Solonick received his Ph.D. in U.S. History from Texas Christian University in 2013. Upon graduation, he taught U.S. History as an Adjunct Instructor at TCU. His latest book, Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg, was featured on C-SPAN 2’s BOOKTV as part of a larger panel discussion about Mississippi and the Civil War. The book was also a finalist for the Army Historical Foundation 2015 Distinguished Writing Award. Prior to authoring Engineering Victory, Dr. Solonick published a book chapter titled “Saving the Army of Tennessee: The Confederate Rear Guard at Ringgold Gap,” which appeared in The Chattanooga Campaign also published by Southern Illinois University Press. More recently, Dr. Solonick worked as a Military Historian and Analyst for Prairie Quest Consulting as part of the Iraq Expeditionary Operations Study Team. Together, the team prepared a manuscript for the Army Press (formerly Combat Studies Institute) that examined military logistics during Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and NEW DAWN.