Phi Alpha Theta


2015 Phi Alpha Theta Ohio Regional Conference

The Alpha Lambda Nu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Lourdes University will host the 2015 Phi Alpha Theta Ohio Regional Conference on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Undergraduate and graduate students have been invited to submit their paper proposals. Please see the "Resources" section of this page for links to additional sources of information. Further information about the conference will be announced as it becomes available.

We are pleased to announce that D. Scott Hartwig, formerly the Supervisory Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, will deliver the keynote speech at the conference. His lecture will focus on his work in public history at Gettysburg for three decades. 

D. Scott Hartwig​D. Scott Hartwig

Retired Supervisory Park Historian, Gettysburg National Military Park

D. Scott Hartwig recently retired after a 34-year career in the National Park Service.  The last 20 years of his career he served as Gettysburg’s supervisory historian.  He won the regional Freeman Tilden Award for excellence in interpretation in 1993, and was fundamental in the growth of Gettysburg’s on-site interpretation and living history programming, distance and satellite education efforts, and a key player for the design of all aspects of the new Gettysburg museum/visitor center. Additionally, he has authored numerous articles, essays and books on Civil War subjects, and has appeared on the History Channel, Discovery Channel and Pennsylvania Cable Network.  He is also the author of To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign from September 3 to September 16, published in September 2012 by Johns Hopkins University Press.