Department of History
Office: Atrium 207
Phone: (973) 720-3050
Office Hours: MW 11-12; T 2-4; By Appointment
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: US History
PhD, History--Yale University, 1991
BA, History--College of Staten Island, 1972
Isaac Hoppers’ Tales of Kidnappers and Oppression in Philadelphia 1780-1843, Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers (Cherry Hill, NJ) under contract
Advertisements for Runaway Slaves, Virginia, 1801-20 ed., Garland, 1997.
Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Hopper’s Tale of Oppression, Garland, 1994.
Dead or Alive: Fugitive Slaves and White Indentured Servants, Garland, 1993.
Eighteenth Century White Fugitive Notices, Pennsylvania Slaves, 1729-1760, Greenwood Press (1993)
“South Carolina Fugitives as Viewed Through Local Colonial Newspapers with Emphasis on Runaway Notices, 1732-1801,” The Journal of Negro History Vol. 60, No. 2 (April, 1975): 288-319.
“Kidnapping Blacks in Philadelphia,” The Journal of Negro of History, Vol. 80, No. 2 (Spring, 1995): 47-65.
Patience Essah, A House Divided: Slavery and Emancipation in Delaware, 1638-1865, for The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 65, No. 3 (1999): 606-7