David L. Ward

Graduate Student History

Advisor: Paul Mapp
Email: dlward@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Early America and African-American prior to 1877
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Upon graduating from the University of Mississippi with BA in History and French in 1985, David L. Ward served as an US Army Officer for 28 years in the Military Intelligence Corps and retired at the rank of Colonel in 2013. He is particularly interested in United States history prior to 1877. David L. Ward’s current research interest is the role that Continental Army Veteran junior leaders had in the expansion of the early Republic west of the Appalachian Mountains.

Additional Graduate Degrees are listed below.

  • Masters of Business Administration from James Madison University (1995), Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Masters of Military Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), US Army Command and General Staff College (1999) Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Masters of Strategic Studies from the US Army War College (2010), Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania