Brian S. Wills, Ph.D.
Brian Steel Wills is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era and Professor of History at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia, after a long tenure at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. He is the author of numerous works relating to the American Civil War, including a new volume - The River Was Dyed with Blood: Nathan Bedford Forrest and Fort Pillow. His other titles include:
In 2000, Dr. Wills received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the state of Virginia, one of eleven recipients from all faculty members at public and private institutions across the state. He was named Kenneth Asbury Professor of History and won both the Teaching award and the Research and Publication award from UVA-Wise.
Rebecca Robinson is Administrative Specialist V for the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era and will serve as the Office Administrator. With a love for art, history and culture, she attended the University of Central Florida and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Art, with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Prior to coming to coming to KSU, Rebecca coordinated international fine art and antique fairs, worked in graphic design and publishing, and most recently served as the Coordinator of Event Planning and Compliance in the Office of Campus Reservations at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida.