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Craig Bruce Smith, PhD. 
Associate Professor of History, Joint Advanced Warfighting School

Craig Bruce Smith is an associate professor of history at JAWS.

He authored American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals during the Revolutionary Era and co-authored George Washington’s Lessons in Ethical Leadership.

Smith earned his PhD in American history from Brandeis University. Previously, he was an associate professor of military history at the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), an assistant professor of history and the director of the history program at William Woods University, and he has taught at additional colleges, including Tufts University.

He specializes in American Revolutionary and the Founding era, with a specific focus on George Washington, honor, leadership, ethics, war, transnational ideas, and national identity. His writing has appeared in such publications as Time, the Hill, the Washington Post, and Politico

For more see his website: www.craigbrucesmith.com

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