Elizabeth Cobbs

Elizabeth Cobbs is a historian, novelist, and filmmaker who has won prizes for fiction, non-fiction, and film. She has served on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize in History and the Historical Advisory Committee of the U.S. State Department, and written for the New York Times and Washington Post. Cobbs is Emeritus Professor at San Diego State University and Texas A&M. In 2020, the U.S. Army Signal Corps Association named her Brevet Colonel for unearthing the story of America’s first women soldiers. At 23, Cobbs won the Rockefeller Youth Award for “a significant contribution to the well-being of mankind.”