Chris Rein

Dr. Chris Rein is a Historian with the Combat Studies Institute, Army University, Fort Leavenworth, KS. He holds an MA in History from Louisiana State University, where his thesis explored combat motivation among Unionists in the trans-Mississippi theater, and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Kansas. He has taught a number of courses in military and American history, including courses on the Civil War at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Air Command and Staff College. He is currently researching the environment's role in motivating black and white Alabamians for service in the Union Army.