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Serena Zabin

Chair of History, History
Professor of History, History

Education & Professional History

Bowdoin College, BA; University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), MA; Rutgers University, PhD

At Carleton since 2000.

Highlights & Recent Activity

President, Society for the History of the Early American Republic, 2022-2023; Executive Council, 2021-2024

“Empire and Protest,” in The Cambridge History of the American Revolution (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).

Lead author for NEH/National History Day Curriculum Guide, “Building a More Perfect Union,” 2021.

C-Span TV, The Boston Massacre

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Society for the History of the Early American Republic, Organization of American Historians, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Revolutionary Spaces (Boston)

Current Courses

  • Fall 2021
    HIST 315: America's Founding
  • Winter 2022
    HIST 316: Presenting America's Founding
  • Fall 2022
    HIST 100: Trials in Early America
  • Winter 2023
    HIST 200: Historians for Hire
    HIST 212: The Era of the American Revolution
  • Spring 2023
    HIST 213: Politics and Protest in the New Nation
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Curriculum Vitae