Fourth Annual Everett P. Pope Lecture, April 8, 2021
Elliot Ackerman, Marine veteran, journalist, and author, speaker
Lecture title: “Turning in My Card: American Identity and the Veteran Experience.”
Marine veteran, journalist and author Elliot Ackerman. is a National Book Award finalist and the author of four novels and one work of nonfiction. His latest book is 2034: A Novel of the Next World War. He is both a former White House Fellow and a Marine, and served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Purple Heart.