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Dr. Terri Halperin
Adjunct Instructor of History
I am currently working on a history of the United States Senate from 1789 to 1821. I am interested in issues of American political culture, federalism, and the development of government institutions and their relationships with each other and the people.  I am a member of the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR).
"Congress," Encyclopedia of the New American Nation. Eds. Paul Finkelman, et al. NY: Charles Scribner and Sons, forthcoming.
"The Special Relationship: The Senate and the States, 1789-1801," in The House & Senate in the 1790s: Petitioning, Lobbying, and Institutional Development.  Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald Kennon, eds. (Athens: Ohio University Press for the United States Capitol Historical Society, 2002).
Contributor, Facts on File Encyclopedia, Revolution and New Nation (1754-1820), Paul A. Gilje, ed.
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Contact Information
324 Ryland Hall
(804) 289-8344
(804) 287-1992 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Early American Republic (1789-1820s)
Jacksonian America
American Political History