Dr. Matthew Warshauer



Contact Information

Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall 2161800

Phone: 860-832-2803

Email: WarshauerM@ccsu.edu


Selected Publications:

  • Inside Connecticut and the Civil War: Essays on One State’s Struggles (Wesleyan University Press 2014)
  • “Difficult Hunting: Accessing Connecticut Patient Records to Learn about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder During the Civil War,” Civil War History 50 (4) (December, 2014): 419-452.
  •  “Northern Dissent,” A Companion to the U.S. Civil War, (Blackwell Companions to American History Series), ed., Aaron Sheehan-Davis, (forthcoming, 2014).
  • “Connecticut Copperhead Constitutionalism: A Study of Peace Democratic Political Ideology during the Civil War, in Contested Loyalty: Civil War Era Dissent, ed., Robert M. Sandow (Fordham University Press,  forthcoming 2014).
  • “The Emancipation Proclamation in Connecticut,” Connecticut Explored (Winter, 2013.)
  • “Copperheads in Connecticut: A Peace Movement that Threatened the Union,” in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War Era North, edited by Andrew L. Slap and Michael Thomas Smith (Fordham University Press, 2012).
  • “The Notorious Hartford Convention,” Connecticut Explored, 10 (3) (Summer 2012): 26-31.
  • “The Hartford Convention: Partisanship in the War of 1812,” in Connecticut in the War of 1812, ed., Glenn Gordinier, Mystic Seaport (2012).
  • “Andrew Jackson and Legacy in the Battle of New Orleans,” in A Companion to the Era of Andrew Jackson, (Blackwell Companions to American History Series), ed., Sean Adams, (2012).
  • Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery Sacrifice and Survival (Wesleyan University Press, 2011).
  • Connecticut in the Civil War, guest editor, special issue of Connecticut Explored 9 (2) (Spring 2011); author with Mary M. Donohue, of “”Memorials to a Nation Preserved,” 38-43.
  • Andrew Jackson in Context (NOVA Science Publishers, 2009). 
  • Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law: Nationalism, Civil Liberties, and Partisanship (Tennessee University Press, 2006).
  • “Andrew Jackson: Slave Master” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 65 (Fall 2006): 202-229.
  • “Contested Mourning: The New York Battle over Andrew Jackson’s Death” New York History, (March 2006): 28-65.
  • “Ridiculing the Dead: Andrew Jackson and Connecticut Newspapers,” Connecticut History 40 (1) (Spring 2001): 13-31.
  • “Andrew Jackson as a 'Military Chieftain' in the Presidential Elections of 1824 and 1828: The Ramifications of Martial Law on Republicanism,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 37 (Spring/Summer 1998): 4-21.
  • “Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Changing Conceptions of the American Dream,” American Studies Today Online http://www.americansc.org.uk/Online/American_Dream.htm- Received more hits than any article in the journal’s history.  (Fall 2003).  Reprinted in At Issue: Is the American Dream a Myth?(New York: Thomas Gale Publishing, 2008).