Dr. Richard Gerber
PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
Office: EN C211C
PhD, University of Michigan
MA, University of Michigan
BA, University of Michigan
Book, Welcoming Ruin: The Civil Rights Act of 1875, with co-author Alan Friedlander. (Submitted for publication, July, 2015.)
Article, “Horace Greeley for President: The Liberal Republicans of 1872.”
Submitted for publication, September, 2015.
Article, “Right Place, Right Time: The New England Educational Assessment Network,
2001 – 2010,” The Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness,
Volume 1, Number 1, November 2010, 103 – 140.
Book, The System: The American Constitution in Historical Perspective, 1763 – 1929.
(Cengage, Chicago, Illinois: rev. 2009).
Edited Book, Not Your (Founding) Fathers’ Constitution (New Haven Public Schools,
New Haven, Connecticut: 2007).
Article, “Carl Schurz’s Journey from Radical to Liberal Republican: A Problem in
Ideological Consistency,” Mid-America, Volume 82, Numbers 1 and 2,
Winter – Summer 2000, 71 – 99.
Book Chapter, “The Reinterpretation of the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth
Amendment in the Age of Industrialism,” in: Joseph R. Freese and Jacob Judd, eds.,
American Industrialism, Economic Expansion and the Law (Tarrytown, New York,
1982), 143 – 209.
Article, “Playing Tricks on the Dead;” Jones v. Alfred H. Mayor Company, an Historical
Inquiry, Pace University Law Review, Volume 1, Number 1, October, 1980, 59 – 119.
Article, “The Liberal Republicans of 1872in Historiographical Perspective,” Journal of
American History, June, 1875, 40-73. Binkley – Stephenson Award. 1976.
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
US (and English) Constitutional History, Early Republic, Civil War
HIS 110: US Survey I
HIS 200: Historical Methods
HIS 248: American Constitution in Historical Perspective, 1763-1929
HIS 249: Freedom and Order, Recent Constitution, 1929-present
HIS 313: English Origins of American Law
HIS 352: Roots of Modern America
HIS 353: Early Republic
HIS 398: American Presidency
HIS 398: Comparative- American Revolution and Civil War
HIS 410: American Intellectual History
HIS 485: Capstone Seminar
HIS 514: Issues in American Constitutional History
HIS 553:Early Republic
HIS 555: Civil War and Reconstruction