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Michael Pierson

Michael Pierson is a Professor in the COLLEGE College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences DEPARTMENT of History at UMass Lowell.
Michael D. Pierson Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    History
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4283
  • Email

Expertise

American Political Culture

Research Interests

The United States in the 1800s, including politics, women's history, the Civil War, and the antislavery movement.

Biosketch

Michael Pierson is the author of the books Free Hearts and Free Homes: Gender and American Antislavery Politics, Mutiny at Ft Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans, and Lt. Spalding in Civil War Louisiana: A Union Officer's Humor, Privilege, and Ambition, as well as numerous articles.