Memorial Day and Veterans


Leading up to Memorial Day, history experts at UT Austin are on hand to address:

If you are seeking expertise on other subjects, please call University Media Relations at 512-471-3151 or consult our general Media Experts Guide.



Veterans Affairs


Mark A Lawrence

Mark A Lawrence

Director of Graduate Studies , Clements Center
+1 512 475 9304, malawrence@austin.utexas.edu

Lawrence can discuss the history of veteran affairs in the U.S., especially the Vietnam war/era.   

Jeremi  Suri

Jeremi Suri

Professor , Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 475 7242, suri@austin.utexas.edu

Suri offers insight on American wars, treatment of veterans, and future conflicts.

Media Contact: Tori Yu, victoriajyu@austin.utexas.edu, 512-232-4054

Emilio  Zamora

Emilio Zamora

Professor , Department of History , College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 8706, e.zamora@austin.utexas.edu

Zamora recently translated an 11-month WWI diary from José de Luz Sáenz, a Mexican soldier from South Texas who fought in France with the 90th Division and the 360th Infantry.

Media Contact: Rachel Griess, rachelgriess@austin.utexas.edu, 512-471-2689

War


Jeremi  Suri

Jeremi Suri

Professor , Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 475 7242, suri@austin.utexas.edu

Suri offers insight on American wars, treatment of veterans, and future conflicts.

Media Contact: Tori Yu, victoriajyu@austin.utexas.edu, 512-232-4054

Emilio  Zamora

Emilio Zamora

Professor , Department of History , College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 8706, e.zamora@austin.utexas.edu

Zamora recently translated an 11-month WWI diary from José de Luz Sáenz, a Mexican soldier from South Texas who fought in France with the 90th Division and the 360th Infantry.

Media Contact: Rachel Griess, rachelgriess@austin.utexas.edu, 512-471-2689

For more information, contact: University Communications, Office of the President, 512-471-3151.