William Breitenbach


William BreitenbachBA, Harvard, 1971
M Phil, PhD, Yale, 1975, 1978

William Breitenbach teaches U.S. history from the colonial period through the Civil War, including courses on early American autobiography, the Revolution, Transcendentalism, Lincoln, and intellectual history to 1865. He also teaches the historical methods course. His scholarly interests are the theologian Jonathan Edwards and the utopian John Humphrey Noyes.


Office hours:  MTWThF 11:00-12:00

Courses Spring 2014:

History 152, "American Experiences I: Origins to 1877"
   meets MWF 10:00-10:50
   Commencement Hall 270

History 350, "American Transcendentalism"
   meets MWF 1:00-1:50
   Wyatt 306

Connections 332, "Witchcraft in Colonial New England"
   meets TTh 9:30-10:50
   Wyatt 313

My other courses not being taught Spring 2014:

History 200, "Doing History"

History 351, "Early American Biography"

History 371, "American Intellectual History to 1865"

Materials pertaining to all of my courses