Directory of Lecturers

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021
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Start your search for a speaker here or browse the alphabetized, comprehensive listing of all OAH Distinguished Lecturers.

OAH Distinguished Lecturers may be scheduled for keynote speeches, open and private lectures, seminars, workshops, and other public events and commemorations. Contact the Distinguished Lectureship Program coordinator for additional information and to inquire about individual lecture fees.

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Terry Bouton

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Politics
  • Legal and Constitutional

Charlene M. Boyer Lewis

Kalamazoo College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • 1800-1865
  • Material Culture and Architecture

William D. Carrigan

Rowan University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • 1865-1900
  • Civil War and Reconstruction

Joan E. Cashin

Ohio State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antebellum
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Environment and Natural Resources

Edward Countryman

Southern Methodist University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Liberties, Security State
  • Colonial

Laura F. Edwards

Duke University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Antebellum
  • Civil War and Reconstruction

David C. Engerman

Yale University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • Intellectual
  • International Relations

John Fea

Messiah College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • Colonial
  • Religion

Elizabeth Fenn

University of Colorado Boulder

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • American Indian
  • Biography

John Ferling

University of West Georgia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Colonial
  • General and Historiography
  • Military

Paul A. Gilje

University of Oklahoma

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • 1800-1865
  • Naval and Maritime

Eliga H. Gould

University of New Hampshire

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • 1800-1865
  • Borderlands

Matthew Pratt Guterl

Brown University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Biography
  • Race

Kate Haulman

American University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity
  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Public History and Memory

Benjamin H. Irvin

Indiana University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Class
  • Colonial
  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration

Philip Morgan

Johns Hopkins University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Biography
  • Colonial

Robert G. Parkinson

Binghamton University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Jefferson
  • Race

Constance B. Schulz

University of South Carolina

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antebellum
  • Colonial
  • Digital history

Sheila L. Skemp

University of Mississippi

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • General and Historiography
  • Legal and Constitutional
  • Revolutionary and Early National

Craig Steven Wilder

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Colonial
  • Education

Rosemarie Zagarri

George Mason University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights
  • Legal and Constitutional

Andrew Zimmerman

George Washington University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Capitalism
  • Civil War and Reconstruction