About

Anne Sarah Rubin is a Professor of History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she teaches courses on the Civil War, American South, and the Nineteenth Century United States.  She was the Associate Director of the Imaging Research Center from 2017-2020 and the Lipitz Professor of the Arts Humanities and Social Sciences for 2016-2017.

Professor Rubin’s most recent book is The Perfect Scout: A Soldier’s Memoir of the Great March to the Sea and the Campaign of the Carolinas, an edited volume.  In 2014 she published Through the Heart of Dixie:  Sherman’s March and American Memory , a study of the significance of Sherman’s March in American culture.   Her online exploration of Sherman’s March can be found at www.shermansmarch.org.  She is also the author of the award-winning A Shattered Nation:  The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868.  Her current research centers on food and famine in the Civil War-era South.

Professor Rubin is currently an OAH Distinguished Lecturer.   She is currently the Vice President of the Southern Association for Women Historians and was president of the Society of Civil War Historians from 2012-2014.

She can be reached via email at arubin [at] umbc.edu, by phone at 410.455.1661, and on Twitter at @annesarahrubin.

Curriculum Vitae

Image: Civil War envelope showing eagle with shield above American flags, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011648682/.