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Matthew Pinsker

Professor of History; Pohanka Chair in American Civil War History (2002)

Contact Information

pinskerm@dickinson.edu

Denny Hall Room 218
717.245.1350

Bio

Pinsker teaches courses in U.S. political, legal and diplomatic history. His research focuses on the career of Abraham Lincoln, partisanship in the Civil War era, American constitutionalism, the Underground Railroad and the history of U.S. campaigns and elections.

Education

  • B.A., Harvard University, 1990
  • D.Phil., University of Oxford, 1995

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

HIST 117 American Hist 1607 to 1877
This course covers colonial, revolutionary, and national America through Reconstruction. Include attention to historical interpretation. Multiple sections offered.

AFST 220 Civil War - Reconstruction
Cross-listed with HIST 288-01.

HIST 288 Civil War - Reconstruction
Cross-listed with AFST 220-03.