Dr. Richard Gerber

PROFESSOR OF HISTORY


Richard Gerber
Office:  EN C211C
Phone: 203-392-5352
Email: gerberr1@southernct.edu

EDUCATION

PhD, University of Michigan
MA, University of Michigan
BA, University of Michigan 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Article, "Right Place, Right Time: The New England Educational Assessment Network, 2001-2010," The Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, 1, no. 1, 2010: 103-140.

Book, The System: The American Constitution in Historical Perspective, Volume I, 1763-1929 (Chicago, IL: Cengage, rev. edn. 2009).

Book, Revolution and Union: The Dilemma of America 1763-1877 (Chicago, IL: Cengage, 2008).

Article, "The Civil Rights Act of 1875: A Reexamination," co-authored with Alan Friedlander, Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 60 (2008): 1-50.

Booklet, Not Your (Founding) Fathers' Constitution (New Haven, CT: New Haven Public Schools, 2007). 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

US (and English) Constitutional History, Early Republic, Civil War

COURSES

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