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Garry Wills

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Yale, 1961


Principal Research Interest(s):  American Studies; Cultural History


Garry Wills (Ph.D., Yale, 1961) is a Professor of History Emeritus and cultural historian whose many books include penetrating studies of George Washington, Richard Nixon, the Kennedy family, Ronald Reagan, and religion in America. 

Recent Awards and Honors

  • Merle Curti Award of the American Historical Association.
  • National Book Critics Award.
  • Pulitzer Prize. 
  • Honorary doctorate from the College of the Holy Cross.