Peter S. Onuf

Peter S. Onuf

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor, Emeritus (1989)

Office Hours: W 1:30 - 3:30

Office: 454 Nau Hall

Phone: (434) 924-6383

Email: dude (at) virginia.edu

Fields & Specialties

American Revolution, Early American Republic

Education

A.B. Johns Hopkins 1967
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins 1973

Publications, Awards, and Activities

The Mind of Thomas Jefferson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007.

(with Nicholas G. Onuf). Nations, Markets, and War: Modern History and the American Civil War, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006.

ed. (with James Horn and Jan Ellen Lewis). The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2002.

Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001.

(with Leonard Sadosky) Jeffersonian America. Oxford: Basil Blackwell's, 2001.

ed. (with Jan Ellen Lewis). Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture. University Press of Virginia, 1999.

(with Edward L. Ayers, Patricia N. Limerick, and Stephen Nissenbaum). All Over the Map: Rethinking Region and Nation in the United States. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

ed. Jeffersonian Legacies, University Press of Virginia, 1993.

(with Nicholas G. Onuf), Federal Union, Modern World: The Law of Nations in an Age of Revolution, 1776-1814. Madison House, 1993.

(with Cathy D. Matson), A Union of Interests: Politics and Economics in Revolutionary America, University Press of Kansas, 1990.

(with Andrew R. L. Cayton), The Midwest and the Nation. Indiana University Press, 1990.

Statehood and Union: A History of the Northwest Ordinance. Indiana University Press, 1987.

Origins of the Federal Republic: Jurisdictional Controversies in the United States, 1775-1787. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.

Current Research

Jefferson and the Origins of American Democracy.



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