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Project Scholars

This project was advised by a distinguished group of scholars. These scholars carefully reviewed the text of this site for both content and historic interpretation. In addition, scholars were also central to developing the curriculum and lesson plans on this site through the NEH Schools for the New Millennium, the Institute for Museums and Library Services and Massachusetts Cultural Council's Partnership projects. Additional scholars advising the curriculum are listed on the Curriculum Credits page.

Dr. Taiaiake Alfred, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Director Indigenous Governance Programs, and Assistant Professor, Political Science, and of Human and Social Development. Dr. Alfred has authored several books, including Peace, Power, Righteousness : An Indigenous Manifesto and Heeding the Voices of our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism. He is also a descendant of Eunice Kanenstehawi Williams.

Dr. Colin Calloway, Dartmouth College, Professor of History and Native American Studies. Prolific author, titles include: New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of America, After King Phillips War: Presence and Persistence in Indian New England, and Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600-1800: War, Migration and the Survival of an Indian People.

Dr. Harvey Green, Northeastern University, Boston, Professor of History. Author of numerous works including, Fit for America: Health, Fitness, Sport, and American Society, 1830 - 1940. The Light of the Home: An Intimate View of the Lives of Women in Victorian America. The Consumer Culture and the American Home, 1890-1930.

Dr. John Stilgoe, Harvard University, Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape. Publications include: Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History, Awareness in Everyday Place, and Common Landscape of America, 1580-1845.

Dr. Kevin Sweeney, Amherst College, Associate Professor of History and American Studies. Dr. Sweeney has written extensively on American Colonial History and early American material culture. His forthcoming book (2002) will center on the Deerfield Raid of 1704.

Dr. Esther M. A. Terry, University of Massachusetts, Chair of the Afro-American Studies Department. Dr. Terry has expertise in African American History and Literature.

Dr. Patricia Tracy, Williams College, Professor of History. Dr Tracy has expertise in early American History and the history of women and is the author of Jonathan Edwards, Pastor: Religion and Society in Eighteenth Century Northampton and Jonathan Edwards, Pastor: Minister and Congregation in the Eighteenth-Century Connecticut Valley.

Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University, Professor of Early American History. Dr. Ulrich is the Author of A Midwife's Tale : The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 and Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750.


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