Christopher Warren serves as Curator of American History in the Rare Book & Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Previously, he was a historian with Arlington National Cemetery, the U.S. Air Force History Program, and the Naval History & Heritage Command in Washington, DC. Prior to his public history career, Mr. Warren served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and as a US Air Force Intelligence Officer. His research specialties include eighteenth- and nineteenth-century United States political and military history. He lives in Fairfax Station, Virginia, with his wife, sons, and his Swiss mountain dog.