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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Karen Ordahl KuppermanKaren Ordahl Kupperman's scholarship focuses on the Atlantic world in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Her current work is on children as cultural go-betweens in early English colonization. Her recent publications include The Atlantic in World History (2012), an edition of Richard Ligon's True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados (2011), and a new edition of Major Problems in American Colonial History (3rd edition, 2011). Among her earlier works, Indians and English: Facing Off in Early America (2000) won the American Historical Association's Prize in Atlantic History and Providence Island, 1630-1641: The Other Puritan Colony (1993) won the American Historical Association's Albert J. Beveridge Award.