George Gawrych

Professor of History
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Office Hours

T/R 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or Wednesdays by appointment.


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1980


Modern Middle East, Islamic World, Late Ottoman Empire, and Modern Military History

Select Publications:
The Young Ataturk: From Ottoman Soldier to Statesman of Turkey. London: I. B. Tauris, 2013: Distinguished Book Award, 2014, Society for Military History

Semseddin Sami, Women, and Social Conscience in the Late Ottoman Empire, Middle Eastern Studies 46 (January 2010), 97-115.

"Istiklal Harbi'nde Bir Askeri Onder Olarak Ataturk (Ataturk as a Military Leader in the War of Independence)," in Asker ve Devlet Adami Ataturk Paneli (Ankara: Genelkurmay Askeri Tarih ve Stratejik Etut Baskanligi Yayinlari, 2009), pp. 3-8.

The Crescent and the Eagle: Ottoman Rule, Islam and the Albanians, 1874-1913. London: I. B. Tauris, 2006.

Co-author with Robert F. Baumann and Walter E. Kretchik, Armed Peacekeepers in Bosnia. Fort Leavenworth: Combat Studies Institute Press, 2004.

"T. E. Lawrence and the Art of War in the Twenty-First Century" in The Waking Dream of T. E. Lawrence: Essays on His Life, Literature, and Legacy, edited by Charles M. Stang (New York: Palgrave, 2002): 161-78.

The Albatross of Decisive Victory: War and Policy between Egypt and Israel in the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli Wars. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.