Peter S. Onuf
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor, Emeritus (1989)
Email: dude (at) virginia.edu
Fields & SpecialtiesAmerican Revolution, Early American Republic
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.
Jefferson and the Origins of American Democracy.