About the hosts:

Jay Lockenour, Associate Professor of History, Temple University

Jay Lockenour received his B.A. degree from the University of California in 1989 and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. He is the author Soldiers as Citizens, Former Wehrmacht Officers in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1955 (Nebraska, 2001) and is currently at work on a biography of the German general and right-wing politician, Erich Ludendorff entitled Dragonslayer, the Life and Legend of Erich Ludendorff. Dr. Lockenour has received grants from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Mellon Foundation, and the Fulbright Commission and participated in workshops and panels at the U.S. Army War College, the George Bush School of Government and Public Service, and numerous American and German universities. Dr. Lockenour has received three teaching awards at Temple and served as the Director of the College of Liberal Arts’ Awareness of Teaching and Teaching Improvement Center (ATTIC). Dr. Lockenour is the past President of Temple’s Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and Faculty Expert for the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy (CENFAD).


Bobby Wintermute, Assistant Professor of History, Queens College – City University of New York

Bob Wintermute received his B.A. degree from Montclair State University in 1991, his M.A. degree from East Stroudsburg University in 1997, and his Ph.D. from Temple University in 2006.  He is the author of Public Health and the U.S. Military: A History of The Army Medical Department, 1818-1917 (Routledge, 2011) and is currently at work on a survey history of race and gender issues in American military history.  Wintermute has received grants from the U.S. Army Center of Military History, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the Rockefeller Archive Center, and the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, where he was scholar-in-residence in 2004.  Dr. Wintermute is also director of the Queens College Veteran Alumni project, a student-based oral history outreach initiative aimed at preserving the memory of veterans from the borough of Queens.