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Serena Zabin

Broom Fellow for Public Scholarship
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

I am continuing to develop a video game, Witness to the Revolution, based on the research for my book, The Boston Massacre: A Family History.

Recent Grants

  • National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, 2015-2016
  • American Council of Learned Societies fellowship, 2016
  • Huntington Library Fellowship, 2015

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

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

Current Courses

  • Winter 2021
    HIST 211: Revolts and Resistance in Early America
  • Spring 2021
    HIST 213: Politics and Protest in the New Nation
    HIST 298: Junior Colloquium
  • Fall 2021
    HIST 315: America's Founding
  • Winter 2022
    HIST 316: Presenting America's Founding
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Curriculum Vitae