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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Jessica M. Lepler

Jessica M. LeplerJessica 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."