Charles J. Stille Professor of History
Jay Winter received his PhD and DLitt degrees from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Fellow of Pembroke College from 1979 to 2001. He won an Emmy award as co-producer of the BBC/PBS eight-hour television series ‘The Great War and the shaping of the twentieth century’ (1996), and is a founder of the Historial de la grande guerre, an international museum of the Great War inaugurated in 1992. He is Distinguished Visiting Professor at Monash University, and has been awarded honorary degrees by the University of Graz, the University of Leuven, and the University of Paris-VIII.
Jay Winter is the author of Sites of memory, sites of mourning: The Great War in European cultural history, published in 1995, editor of America and the Armenian Genocide (2008), and editor-in-chief of the three-volume Cambridge history of the First World War, published in 2014 in English and French.