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VALERI, MARK
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 89-90, "The Eighteenth-Century Clergy and Economics in New England" (asst. prof. of religious studies, Lewis and Clark)
Fellowship: AAS-ASECS 98-99, "Religion, Moral Discipline, and the Market in Early America" (E.T. Thompson Professor of Church History, Union Theological Seminary)
Education: Whitworth, B.A., 76; Yale, M.Div., 79; Princeton, Ph.D., 85
Current Position: E.T. Thompson Professor of Church History, Union PSCE
Fellowship Publications: "The Economic Thought of Jonathan Edwards," Church History 60 (1991): 37-54; Law and Providence in Joseph Bellamy's New England: The Origins of the New Divinity in Revolutionary America (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1994) [Francis Makemie Prize, 1995]; "Religious Discipline and the Market: Puritans and the Issue of Usury," William and Mary Quarterly (October 1997)
Other Publications: "The New Divinity and the American Revolution," William and Mary Quarterly 46 (1989): 741-69
Web Page: http://www.union-psce.edu/community/faculty/fulltime/valeri.shtml
[Updated 2006]

VALSANIA, MAURIZIO
Fellowship:
Last 07-08, "The Curse of History: Leaders' Distrust of American History, 1783-1828" (assoc. prof. of history of philosophy, Torino)
Education: Torino, M.A., 93; Rome, Ph.D., 97
[Updated 2007]

VAN ARRAGON, WILLIAM
Fellowship:
Peterson 00-01, "Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Indiana)
Education: Calvin, B.A., 92; Indiana, M.A., 97, Ph.D., 05
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, The King's University College
Fellowship Publications: "Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory" (Indiana University Press, forthcoming)
Address: History Department, The King's University College, 9125 50 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2H3 Canada; william.vanarragon[at]kingsu.ca
[Updated 2007]

VAN BROEKHOVEN, DEBORAH BINGHAM
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 86-87, "Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network" (assoc. prof. of women's studies, Brown)
Education: Bowling Green, Ph.D.
Current Position: executive dir., American Baptist Historical Society
Fellowship Publications
: "'Let Your Name be Enrolled': Process and Ideology in Female Anti-Salvery Petitioning," in John Van Horne and Jean Fagan Yellin, eds., The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women's Political Culture in Antebellum America, (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1994); "'Better than a Clay Club': The Organization of Anti-Slavery Fairs, 1835-1860," Slavery and Abolition 19 (April 1998): 24-45l; "Needles, Pens, and Petitions: Reading Women into Antislavery History," in Martin Blatt, ed., The North Looks at Slavery (Garland Press, 1998); "Francis Wayland and Baptist Schism Over Slavery," in Mitchell Snay and John C.McLivigan, eds., Slavery, Religion, and Sectionalism (Univ. of Tennesse Press,1998); Abolitionists Were Female: Rhode Island's Women Organize Against Slavery (Univ. of Illinois, 1999); The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island in the Antislavery Network (Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2002)
Other Publications: "Crisis in the Life of a Literary Patriot: Brockden Brown's Shift from Cosmopolitan to Chronicler," Psychohistory Review 12 (1984): 34-44;"`A Determination to Labor': Female Antislavery Activity in Rhode Island," Rhode Island History (1985): 35-45
[Updated 2005]

VAN DER WOUDE, JOANNE
Fellowship:
Reese 06-07, "Towards a Transatlantic Aesthetic: Immigration, Translation, and Mourning in the Seventeenth Century" (grad. instructor in English, Virginia)
Education: Amsterdam, B.A., 01; Virginia, Ph.D., 07
Current Position: asst. prof. of English and history and literature, Harvard
[Updated 2009]

VAN HORN, JENNIFER
Fellowship:
AHPCS 08-09, "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)," (Ph.D. cand. in art history, Virginia )
Education:
[Updated 2008]

VAN ZANDT, CYNTHIA J.
Fellowship:
Botein 01-02, "Brothers Among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America" (asst. prof. of history, New Hampshire)
Education: Virginia, B.A., 84; Connecticut, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 98
Fellowship Publications: "Mapping and the European Search for Intercultural Alliances in the Colonial World," Early American Studies 1 (Fall 2003): 72-99
[Updated 2005]

VAUGHAN, ALDEN T.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 82-83, "Indians and Europeans in British North America" (prof. of history, Columbia)
Fellowship: R.A. 85-86, "Indians and Europeans in British North America" (prof. of history, Columbia)
Fellowship: R.A. 86-87, "Indians and Europeans in British North America" (prof. of history, Columbia)
Education: Amherst, B.A., 50; Columbia Teacher's College, M.A., 56; Columbia, M.A., 58, Ph.D., 64
Current Position: prof. emeritus of history, Columbia
Fellowship Publications:
"Frontier Banditti and the Indians: The Paxton Boys' Legacy, 1763-75," Pennsylvania History 51 (1984): 1-29; "Shakespeare's Indian: The Americanization of Caliban," Shakespeare Quarterly 39 (1988): 137-53; Roots of American Racism: Essays on the Colonial Experience (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1995)
Other Publications: New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675 (1965); American Genesis: Captain John Smith and the Founding of Virginia (1975); co-author Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1991)
[Updated 1997]

VILES, PERRY
Fellowship:
U.S. Steel 72-73, "Adolescence in America since 1790" (asst. prof. of history, Lyndon State)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 54, M.A., 57, Ph.D., 65
Current Position: retired
[Updated 1997]

VINOVSKIS, MARIS A.
Fellowship:
Rockefeller 73-74, "Changes in Family Values and Demographic Behavior and the Urban and Industrial Development of Massachusetts, 1770-1860" (assoc. prof. of history, Michigan)
Education: Wesleyan, B.A., 65; Harvard, A.M., 66, Ph.D., 75
Current Position: prof. of history, Michigan
Fellowship Publications
: "Angels' Heads and Weeping Willows: Death in Early America," in Tamara K. Hareven, ed., Themes in the History of the Family (Worcester: AAS, 1978); Fertility in Massachusetts from the Revolution to the Civil War (New York: Academic Press, 1981)
Other Publications: Education and Social Change in 19th-Century Massachusetts (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1980); An Epidemic of Adolescent Pregnancy? Some Historical and Policy Perspectives (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988); Religion, Family, and the Life Course: Explorations in the Social History of the Early Republic (Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1992); Education, Society, and Economic Opportunity: Some Historical Perspectives on Persistant Problems (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1995); History and Policymaking: Exploring the Uses of History for Educational Policymaking (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1999)
Web Page: http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/faculty_staff/person_display.php?personid=68
[Updated 2006]

VOGEL, KERSTIN
Fellowship:
Ebeling 05-06, "Looking-Glass Legacies -- The Writings of William Apess" (Ph.D. cand. in American Studies, Mainz)
Education: Mainz, M.A., 00
Web Page: http://www.amerikanistik.uni-mainz.de/vogel.html
[Updated 2006]

VON FRANK, ALBERT J.
Fellowship: Peterson 95-96, "Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave" (prof. of English and American studies, Washington State at Pullman)
Education: Amherst, A.B., 67; Wisconsin, M.A., 68; Missouri, Ph.D., 76
Fellowship Publications: Anthony Burns and the Revolution of 1854 (Harvard Univ. Press, 1998)
Other Publications: The Sacred Game: Provincialism and Frontier Consciousness in American Literature (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985); The Poetry Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Univ. of Missouri Press, 1986); The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Univ. of Missouri, 4 vols, 1988-1991); An Emerson Chronology (G.K. Hall/Macmillan, 1995)
[Updated 2006]

VORENBERG, MICHAEL
Fellowship:
Peterson 02-03, "Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War" (asst. prof of history, Brown)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 86, A.M., 90, Ph.D. 95
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Brown
Fellowship Publications: "Bringing the Constitution Back In: Amendment, Innovation, and Popular Democracy during the Civil War Era," in Meg Jacobs, William Novak, and Julian Zelizer, eds., The Democratic Experiment: The Promise of American Political History (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003)
Other Publications: Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
Web Page: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/History/faculty/mvoren.html [Updated 2006]

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