OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

Gregory Evans Dowd

Portrait of Gregory Evans Dowd

Gregory Evans Dowd is a professor of history and American culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His scholarly interests include the history of the North American Indian East during the colonial, revolutionary, and early national periods. A former director of the university's Native American studies program and a former chair of the Department of American Culture, he is the author of several books, including, most recently, Groundless: Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier (2015).

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