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Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, Ph.D.

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Department of History

Assistant Professor
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  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A., University of Virginia
  • B.A., Bowdoin College
  • U.S. History Surveys
  • The Civil War: Causes and Conflict
  • U.S. Military History from 1600–1904
  • Gender History
  • Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Remembrance
  • Honors Seminar in the Humanities (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
  • Nationalism
  • Gender
  • Identity
  • The Civil War Era North
  • Youth Culture and Education
  • Combat Motivations

 

Co-director of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project West Texans and the Experience of War, World War I to the Present.

Books

  • Author, Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era (New York: Fordham University Press, 2016)
  • Co-editor with Lorien Foote, So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015)

 Essays

  • “Election 1880” in The Civil War Monitor 5, no.4 (Winter, 2015): 54-63, 74-75.
  • “The Union of Gentlemen Restored: College-Educated Northern Veterans, Reconciliation, and Northern Honor” in Massachusetts and the Civil War, eds. Matthew Mason, Kate Viens, and Conrad E. Wright (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).
  • “Lessons of War: Three Civil War Veterans and the Goals of Post-War Education” in Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, eds., So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015)
  • “‘What Is a Person Worth At Such a Time’: New England College Students, Sectionalism, and Secession” in Children and Youth During the Civil War Era, ed. James Marten (New York: New York University Press, January, 2012).
  • “Universities and Their Sons: New England College Students and Graduates in the Civil War,”  Massachusetts Historical Review 13 (November, 2011).
  • “‘Home and All It Meant’: Bowdoin College as a Nostalgia-Based Intermediate Motivator,” Maine History 43, no. 3 (January, 2008): 166-87.

Areas of Specialization
Nineteenth-Century U.S., Civil War and Reconstruction, Gender, Slavery

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