Author: Carl Mirra

Carl Mirra, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair of Teaching & Learning and Director of Liberal Studies/Social Sciences at Adelphi University. His books include Soldiers and Citizens: An Oral History of Operation Iraqi Freedom from the Battlefield to the Pentagon. He traveled across Ukraine in 2022 and 2023 conducting oral history and a public opinion survey as well as performing small-scale humanitarian aid.


The War in Ukraine

Making Sense of a Senseless Book

Drawing in part on his own experiences in Ukraine, Carl Mirra criticizes the factual background and interpretations in Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies’ “The War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict.”