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Laura-Eve Moss

Research Associate Professor

Biography

Dr. Moss joined the Papers of Andrew Jackson project and the History Department in 2004.  She holds graduate degrees in History and Public History, and earned a Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut.  Her research focuses on the political and constitutional history of nineteenth-century America, with a special interest in evolving notions of citizenship and democratic participation.  She was formerly the managing editor of The Encyclopedia of New York State (2005).


Education

Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999

M.A., C.A.S., University at Albany, 1991, 1992

B.A., Union College, 1990


Selected Publications

  • Review of Historical Dictionary of the Jacksonian Era and Manifest Destiny, by Terry Corps.  Journal of Southern History 74, no. 3 (August 2008): 745
  • Assistant editor, The Papers of Andrew Jackson, vol. VII (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007)
  • Managing editor, The Encyclopedia of New York State (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2005)
  • “‘He has ravished my poor, simple, innocent wife!’: Perceptions of Gender Roles and Honor in the Murder Trial of George W. Cole.” In Robert Asher et al., eds., Murder on Trial, 1620–2002 (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2005)

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