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  Scholars


Jonathan ChuJonathan M. Chu is an associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Educated at the Punahou School in Hawaii, he attended the Universities of Pennsylvania and Hawaii. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington and a Master's in Studies of Law from the Yale Law School. The author of Neighbors, Friends, and Madmen, a study of religious dissent in 17th-century Massachusetts, Professor Chu has written articles on topics ranging from the legal and economic impact of the American Revolution to the Chinese Exclusion Act. During the spring of 2001, he served as a Fulbright Professor at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, People's Republic of China.

Lectures:
Cans, Coal, and Corporations: The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Korea and the Cold War: A Case Study


Image of Eveynn HammondsEvelynn M. Hammonds is an associate professor of the history of science in the Science, Technology, and Society program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Professor Hammonds holds undergraduate degrees in physics and electrical engineering, a Master's of Science in physics from MIT, and a Ph.D. in the history of science from Harvard University. During the academic year 1994-'95 she was a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and a member of the School of Social Science at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study. Professor Hammonds was co-organizer of the 1994 Black Women in the Academy Conference held at MIT. Her research is in the history of science, medicine, and public health in the United States, and race and gender in science studies. She is the founding director of the MIT Center for the Study of Diversity in Science, Technology, and Medicine.

Lectures:
The Census: Who We Think We Are
Disease and History: Typhoid Mary and the Search for Perfect Control


Image of Pauline MaierPauline Maier is the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor of American History at MIT. Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, she went to Radcliffe College, was a Fulbright scholar in London, then got a Ph.D. in history at Harvard. She taught at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the University of Wisconsin Madison before going to MIT. Professor Maier writes mainly on the American Revolution and its heritage. Her most recent book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence, was on the New York Times Book Review editors' choice list of the 11 best fiction and nonfiction books of 1997. Her reviews of books on American history have appeared in the New York Times Book Review over the past few decades. She appeared in the PBS six-part series Liberty! The American Revolution, and also on the History Channel's Founding Fathers series. As of the spring of 2001, she is working on chapters for a new American history textbook, and is writing a book on the ratification of the federal constitution.

Lectures:
The Virginia Company: America's Corporate Beginnings
Common Sense and the American Revolution: The Power of the Printed Word


Image of Louis MasurLouis P. Masur is a professor of history at the City College of New York. A specialist in 19th-century American history, he is the author of 1831: Year of Eclipse (2001) and Rites of Execution: Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American Culture, 1776-1865 (1989). He has also edited The Challenge of American History (1999) and The Real War Will Never Get in the Books: Selections from Writers During the Civil War (1993).

Lectures:
The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society
Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed the Slaves?


  Curriculum Developer


Image of Tamara BermanTamara Berman
Former history teacher
Cambridge Public Schools
Cambridge, Massachusetts


  Facilitator


Image of Ron AdamsRon Adams
Teacher, seventh-grade language arts
Broad Meadows Middle School
Quincy, Massachusetts


  Teachers


Image of Larry DavidLarry David
Lexington High School
Lexington, Massachusetts
Larry teaches 11th-grade American history for all levels. He also teaches a course on Women in American History to seniors for half a year, and teaches a law class for the other half of the year.


Image of Matthew DeBoerMatthew DeBoer
Chartiers Valley High School
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Matthew teaches ninth-, 10th-, and 11th-grade American and world cultures.


Image of Cheryl MaloneyCheryl Maloney
Weston High School
Weston, Massachusetts
Cheryl is the assistant principal and History Department chair. Previously, she has taught advanced placement U.S. history and modern European history, ninth-grade world history, 12th-grade social science, contemporary issues, and other history classes as needed.


Image of Tammie McDanielTammie McDaniel
Neville High School
Monroe, Louisiana
Tammie teaches 11th-grade advanced placement history.


Image of Edward MorrisonEdward Morrison
Dover-Sherborn Regional High School
Dover, Massachusetts
Ed teaches a U.S. history survey course, advanced placement U.S. history, and an elective called Facing History in Ourselves. He has been teaching for 30 years.


Image of Ronald MorrisonRonald Morrison
Dorchester High School
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Ron teaches 11th- and 12th-grade U.S. history and a combined 11th- and 12th-grade African American history class.


Image of Yvonne PowellYvonne Powell
Jeremiah E. Burke High School
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Yvonne teaches 11th- and 12th-graders U.S. history as well as an elective on the African American experience. She has been teaching for two years, having spent most of her career in industry.


Image of Eugenia RollaEugenia Rolla
Framingham High School
Framingham, Massachusetts
Eugenia teaches 10th-grade world studies and 12th-grade advanced placement American history.


Image of Steven SetoSteven Seto
Snowden International School
Boston, Massachusetts
Steven teaches 10th-grade world history and 12th-grade American foreign policy and international relations. He has been teaching for 25 years.


Image of Carol SirianiCarol Siriani
Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Carol teaches an advanced placement U.S. history course, an American identities course, and ninth- and 10th-grade world history. She has been teaching for 32 years.


Image of Sandra StuppardSandra Stuppard
Boston Latin School
Boston, Massachusetts
Sandra teaches eighth-grade ancient history and eighth- and ninth-grade U.S. history.


Image of Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
Boston College High School
Boston, Massachusetts
Andrew teaches all four grades: ninth-grade world history, 10th-grade U.S. history, 11th-grade government, and 12th-grade psychology.


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