Dr. Jose Torre

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Associate Professor

Phone: (585) 395-5694
E-Mail: jrtorre@brockport.edu
Office: 332 Liberal Arts Building

Specialization

  • Early American History

Education

  • PhD, Binghamton University (History)
  • MA, University of Toronto (History)
  • BA (Honours), York University - Glendon College (Major History, Minor Economics)

Awards and Honors

  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop Grant: The Rochester Reform Trail, 2017-14, 2010
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching,
    College at Brockport, State University of New York (2015)
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship (Fall/Spring 2001-02)
    State University of New York (Binghamton), Binghamton, NY
  • Winterthur Research Fellowship (September 2001)
    Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Winterthur, DE
  • Rosa Colecchio Research Travel Grant (Summer 2001)
    State University of New York (Binghamton), Binghamton, NY
  • University of Glasgow 2001 Fellowship (Summer 2001)
    University of Glasgow and Omohundro Institute, Glasgow, UK
  • History Department Dissertation Year Fellowship (Spring 2000)
    State University of New York (Binghamton), Binghamton, NY
  • Joan Dubofsky Research Travel Grant (Summer 2000)
    State University of New York (Binghamton), Binghamton, NY

Courses Taught

  • Revolutionary America
  • The Early Republic
  • The American Enlightenment
  • New York State History
  • Material Culture in Early America

Publications

  • The Enlightenment in America, Four Volumes, (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008). CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2009.
  • The Political Economy of Sentiment: Paper Credit and the Scottish Enlightenment in Early Republic Boston, 1780-1820, (London: Pickering &; Chatto, 2007)
  • "Financial Panics of the Early Republic," Chapter 21, A Companion to the Era of Andrew Jackson, Sean Patrick Adams, Ed., The Blackwell Companions to American History Series, (Blackwell, 2013).
  • "The Economy of British North America," American Centuries: The Ideas, Issues, and Trends that Made U.S. History, Brendan McConville, Ed. (MTM Publishing, 2011).
  • "'An inward spring of Motion and Action': The Teleology of Political Economy and Moral Philosophy in the Age of the Anglo-American Enlightenment," Early American Studies, Volume 8, Number 3, Fall 2010: pp. 646-71.
  • "The Scottish Atlantic," Review Essay, William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Series, Volume LXV, Number 4, October 2008: pp. 801-13.
  • “'An inward Spring of Motion and Action…', The Teleology of Political Economy and Moral Philosophy in the Age of the Anglo-American Enlightenment,” Early American Studies, Volume 8, Number 3, Fall 2010.
  • The Enlightenment in America, (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008): A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2009
  • The Political Economy of Sentiment, (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007)

Last Updated 6/20/18

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