Edward L. Ayers
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Edward L. Ayers

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Edward L. Ayers is a President Emeritus for the University of Richmond with 33 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Professor for the History of the University of Virginia. The year with the most videos was 2011 with five videos as a President for the University of Richmond. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 2,052 views per program. Most appearances with Gary W. Gallagher (7), Peter S. Onuf (5), Brian Balogh (5). Most common tags: Civil War, African American History, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. July 1, 2015 - Present President Emeritus, University of Richmond Videos: 4 c. June 1, 2008 - Present Co-Host, 19th Century, BackStory with the American History Guys Videos: 5 c. July 1, 2015 - Present Professor, History Department, University of Richmond Videos: 0


President, University of Richmond July 1, 2007 - July 1, 2015 Videos: 17 Professor, History, University of Virginia c. July 1, 1992 - c. July 1, 2007 Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Thin Light of Freedom</em>

    The Thin Light of Freedom

    Edward Ayers talked about his book The Thing Light of Freedom, in which he provided a history of the Civil War.

  • 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaigns

    1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaigns

    Edward Ayers talked about the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaigns during the Civil War. He spoke about the strategic importance…

  • Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 2

    Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 2

    Historians responded to audience questions on the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Topics included the burning of towns and…

  • Historians as Leaders

    Historians as Leaders

    University and nonprofit presidents who were historians by training talked about their transitions into leadership positions and how their history…

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