Donald Parkerson

Don Parkerson is a new social historian interested in the lives of the common folk in the past. He is Associate Professor of History and Distinguished Professor of Teaching. He is the author of The Agricultural Transition in New York State (Iowa State University Press, 1995) and with Jo Ann Parkerson The Emergence of the Common School in the U.S. Countryside (Mellen Press, 1998) and Transitions in American Education: A Social History of Teaching (Routledge/Falmer Press, 2001). His articles have appeared in Historical Methods, Social Science History and Journal of Family History. He was the Assistant Director of the Family and Community History Center at the Newberry Library in Chicago, has served on the Board of Editors for Social Science History and was the Program Chair for their Fall 2001 meetings in Chicago. He teaches American History surveys as well as courses in Historical Methods and Quantitative Methods.

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