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Jay Winter

Jay Winter is the Charles J. Stille professor of history at Yale University. He is an expert on war and remembrance, which includes his scholarship on “public” and “collective” history and the “memory boom.” He is the author/co-author of 14 books and has edited 16 others. He served as the co-producer and chief historian for the PBS/BBC television series “The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century,” which won an Emmy Award, Peabody Award, and Producers Guild of America Award for best documentary in 1997. Winter also is founding member and designer of the Historial de la grand guerre (international museum of the First World War) in Péronne, Somme, France.