Michael J. Birkner, Senior Fellow
Michael J. Birkner is Professor of History at Gettysburg College. He has taught at Gettysburg since 1989, chairing the department from 1993-2003, and serving for the past decade on the Eisenhower Institute Advisory Board. Birkner is the author or editor of twelve books, including two books on the presidency of James Buchanan, a companion workbook to a documentary series on Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career, and a young adult biography of Eisenhower. He is currently completing a book titled Electing Ike: Sherman Adams and the Making of the President, 1952.