Elizabeth D. Samet received her BA from Harvard and her PhD in English literature from Yale. She is the author of Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776–1898 and Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature through Peace and War at West Point. Samet has been an English professor at West Point for ten years.
Books in order of publication:
Willing obedience: citizens, soldiers, and the progress of consent in America, 1776-1898. – 2004
Soldier’s heart: reading literature through peace and war at West Point. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. – 2007
No man’s land : preparing for war and peace in post-9/11 America. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. – 2014
Leadership: Essential Writings by Our Greatest Thinkers: a Norton Anthology. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 2015
Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. – 2021