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Michael J. Connolly <email@example.com>
Purdue University North Central
My current research interests involve the intellectual history and political culture of the Jacksonian Democrats. I also have ongoing projects in New England intellectual history, particularly regional conservative thought.
|Address:||Purdue University North Central
Department of Social Sciences
1401 South Highway 421
Westville, Indiana 46391
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-NewEngland
Associate Professor of History, Purdue University North Central, 2004-present.
Co-Editor, Praeger Series in American Political Culture
The Catholic University of America, Ph.D. 2000.
The Catholic University of America, M.A., 1995.
St. Michael's College (VT), B.A., 1993.
CAPITALISM, POLITICS, AND RAILROADS IN JACKSONIAN NEW ENGLAND (University of Missouri Press, 2003.)
"'Tearing Down the Burning House': James Buchanan's Use of Edmund Burke," American Nineteenth Century History, 10 (2), June 2009, 211-221.
“New England Industry and Workers,” Jacksonian and Antebellum Age: People and Perspectives. ed. Mark Cheathem. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, Inc. 2008. 117-131. (Co-authored with Mary Beth Fraser Connolly)
"Barrett Wendell: New England Orderly Idealist," Modern Age, 48 (4), Fall 2006, 320-329.
"The Correction of Our Political Philosophy: New England Whigs and the 1851 Boston Railroad Jubilee," New England Quarterly, LXXIX (2), June 2006, 202-226.
“Introduction,” Historical New Hampshire, 59 (1), Spring 2005, 4-5. (Introduction to special Franklin Pierce bicentennial issue, “Revealing Relationships: The Family and Friends of Franklin Pierce.”)
“The ‘Grave Emergency’ of 1909: Modernism and the Paulist Fathers,” U.S. Catholic Historian, 20 (3), Summer 2002, 51-68.
“Charles Sumner,” Leaders of the American Civil War: A Biographical and Historiographical Dictionary. Eds. Charles F. Ritter and Jon L. Wakelyn. (New Haven: Greenwood Press, 1998.) 405-415.