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Dillon C
Writer #27265
Sacramento, CA
NEW 10/3/2018
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Dillon received a PhD in History from the University of Georgia in 2016. While a student, he researched and wrote a doctoral dissertation focusing on mental illness among Civil War veterans. During his studies, he published an article with Civil War History, published by Kent State University Press; an article in an edited collection with Liverpool University Press; and an article with the New York Times. Following graduation, Dillon taught history at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, and Hunter College, CUNY in New York. He recently published two articles with the Washington Post, and has a forthcoming article with Civil War History. He has also published in numerous blogs and for various museums and centers. He specializes in marketing content, website content and blogs. He is interested in higher education, education, history, medicine, mental health, technology, sexuality, gender, war and society, sports and politics.
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Specialties

Dillon can write content for virtually any field. He specializes in blog posts, papers, websites, informational content, instructional content, and research.

Interests

Dillon's interests include marketing, education, history, technology, sports, gender and sexuality, war, sports, politics and current events

Education

California State University, Chico

Dillon graduated with a B.A. in History in May 2007. He was a student-athlete, playing for the Men's Volleyball Team from 2004-2007.

California State University, Chico

Dillon defended his Master's Thesis "Confederate Soldiers in the Civil War: Masculinity, War Experience and Religion" in April 2009. While a graduate student at CSU, Chico, Dillon was a Graduate Teaching Assistant. He graduated with Honors.

University of Georgia

Dillon defended his dissertation "Scourge of War: Mental Illness and Civil War Veterans" in August 2016. While a student at the University of Georgia, Dillon was a Gregory Research Fellow from 2011-2016. He was awarded numerous awards and grants from the Department of History, the Willson Center for the Humanities and the Graduate School.

Education

3 Projects Completed

Dillon has written numerous educational articles and blogs for various print and digital media. He has written articles in academic journals and edited collections, such as Civil War History. He has also written educational articles for the New York Times and the Washington Post. He has also written blogs for Nursing Clio, Gotham Center and Muster Blog.

Politics

2 Projects Completed

Dillon has written political pieces for the Washington Post, as well as op-eds for smaller papers. His lifelong interest in politics as well as his training as a historian makes him well suited to analyze politics.

Medical

0 Projects Completed

Dillon has written several medical articles in print and digital media. He has written blogs on Civil War amputation, Silas Weir Mitchell, and Opioid addiction. He has also written articles on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Grant/Proposal

15 Projects Completed

Dillon has written many successful and award winning grant and fellowship proposals. While at the University of Georgia, he was awarded many grants and fellowships from the History Department, the Graduate School, and the Willson Center for the Humanities. He was also awarded grants and fellowships from Hunter College, CUNY, the University of Virginia and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Blog Post

3 Projects Completed

Dillon has written numerous educational blog posts for various sites such as The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Gotham Center, Muster Blog and Nursing Clio.

Article

2 Projects Completed

Dillon has written several articles for academic journals and edited collections. His published an article in 2015 with Civil War History, a journal published by Kent State University Press. That same year, he published an article in an edited collection titled Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War, published by Liverpool University Press. He has a forthcoming article with Civil War History in 2019.

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