S&T military historian John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science, was appointed the Dr. Leo Shifrin Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy, a 10-month visiting professorship during the 2018–19 academic year.
McManus will conduct research while in residence in the Naval Academy’s history department. He will also teach two sections of a military-themed course each semester and present on his research for the department. McManus will take a one-year sabbatical from S&T to serve this appointment.