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 to be announced.

Courses Fall 2014:

History 152, "American Experiences I: Origins to 1877" syllabus
   meets MWF 9:00-9:50
   Wyatt 307
Connections 332, "Witchcraft in Colonial New England" syllabus
   meets TTh 11:00-12:20
   Wyatt 313
SSI1 124 "Utopia/Dystopia syllabus
   meets MWF 11-11:50
   Wyatt 206
My other courses not being taught Fall 2014:

History 200, "Doing History"

History 351, "Early American Biography"

History 371, "American Intellectual History to 1865"

Materials pertaining to all of my courses