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Charles Ingrao

Charles Ingrao

Charlie Ingrao is a professor of history at Purdue University, where he teaches courses in modern Europe. He has published ten books in Habsburg, Balkan, and German history. Since 1996 he has focused primarily on ethnic coexistence and conflict in the former Yugoslavia, having made over forty trips to the war zones of the 1990s. He has given over a hundred public lectures to academic, governmental, and military audiences across North America and central Europe, and been a regular commentator for print, radio, and television media, including The News Hour with Jim Lehrer (PBS). His latest book, Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies (2009) presents a common narrative of the recent Balkan wars prepared by an international consortium of Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Western scholars.

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He is a great professor and also has a good sense of humor. His lectures were very, very interesting and well presented.


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