Kyle S. Sinisi


421 Capers Hall

Kyle S. Sinisi graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1984 with a BA in History. Following four years of active duty service in the United States Army, he attended Kansas State University, where he earned both the MA and Ph.D. Professor Sinisi came to The Citadel in 1994.

Professor Sinisi teaches a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at The Citadel, but he concentrates his offerings on the War for Southern Independence and World War II. He is a two-time recipient of the James A. Grimsley Award, The Citadelís annual award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Professor Sinisi currently serves as the faculty advisor to the cadet honor committee.

Professor Sinisi is the author of Sacred Debts: State Civil War Claims and American Federalism, 1861-1880 (Fordham University Press, 2003) and a co-editor of Warm Ashes: Issues in Southern History at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century (U. of South Carolina Press, 2003). Sinisi is currently at work on a book-length manuscript that examines Sterling Price's Confederate invasion of Missouri in 1864.