OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021

Jessica M. Lepler

Portrait of Jessica M. Lepler

Jessica M. Lepler is an associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire. Her first book, The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis (2013), won the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic's James Broussard Best First Book Prize. She is currently researching and writing a book tentatively entitled "The Lawyer Imperfect: Aaron Haight Palmer and the Culture of Commercial Expansionism in Nineteenth-Century America."

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