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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Jonathan Earle

Jonathan EarleJonathan Earle is the Roger Hadfield Ogden Dean of the Honors College at Louisiana State University and the author of the Routledge Atlas of African American History (2000); Jacksonian Antislavery and the Politics of Free Soil (2004), which won the Byron Caldwell Smith Award and the Best First Book Prize from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic; John Brown's Raid: A Brief History with Documents (2008); and a forthcoming book on the presidential election of 1860. He is also a coeditor, with Diane Mutti Burke, of Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border (2013) and, with Sean Wilentz, of Major Problems in the Early Republic (2007).