Areas of Interest: History of Modern War, War and the People
David Silbey is a Senior Fellow at the Jamestown Project. Dr. Silbey is an Associate Professor of European and Military History at Alvernia College, in Reading, PA, where he teaches courses on modern military history, guerilla conflicts, and the role of popular will in waging war. He has taught at North Carolina State University, Duke University, and Bowdoin College.
Dr. Silbey's first book, The British Working Class and Enthusiasm for War, 1914-1916 was published by Frank Cass in 2005. His second book, A War of Empire and Frontier: The Philippine-American War, 1899-1902 will be published by Hill & Wang in Spring 2007. He has also contributed chapters on British Indian Soldiers in World War I and Japanese-American soldiers in World War II to the series Perspectives on War. (King of Prussia, PA; B.A., Cornell University (magna cum laude); Ph.D., Duke University).