B.A., St. Michael's College, University of Toronto
Awards and Honors
Gilder-Lehrman Research Fellowship, 2000.
National Endowment for the Humanities Research Grant, 1985-1986.
National Endowment for the Humanities, Project Director, training grant, September
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1974.
N.S.F. Institutional Grant, 1974
SUNY Research Foundation Summer Grant, 1969,1971, 1973.
Queen Award for Excellence in Teaching History, 1988.
American History Survey
History of American Politics
Sex, Sin, and Sorority
Religion, Ethnicity, and Politics: Ratifying the Constitution in Pennsylvania (Penn State Press, 1995).
Pennsylvania and the Bill of Rights, Pennsylvania Historical Association, 1990, co-author with Roland Baumann and Roger
"Esther DeBerdt Reed and Female Politial Subjectivity in Revollutionary Pennsylvania,"
Chapter 8 in William Pencak,ed., Pennsylvania's Revolution (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2010), pp. 168-191.
"The Invention of American Democracy: The Pennsylvania Federalists and The New Republic,"
Pennsylvania History 67 (Winter, 2000), 161-171.
"Bucks County, Pennsylvania and The Coming of the American Revolution," The American Revolution in Backcountry Pennsylvania , John Frantz and William Pencak, eds., Penn State University Press, 1998.
"The Crux of Politics: Religion & Party in Pennsylvania, 1778-1789," William & Mary Quarterly, XLII (October, 1985).
"The Ethnic-Religious Dimension of Pennsylvania Politics, 1778-1779," William & Mary Quarterly, XXX (July, 1973), 423-448.
"Germans Against Abolition: A Minority's View of Slavery in Revolutionary Pennsylvania,"
Journal of Interdisciplinary History, III (1973), 685-706.
"Teaching Colonial History: A Proposal," The History Teacher IV (1971), 14-18.
"Esther DeBerdt Reed and Female Political Subjectivity in Revollutionary Pennsylvania,"
Chapter 8 in William Pencak, ed, Pennsylvania's Revolution (University Park, Pa: Penn State University Press, 2010), pp.168-191.