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Matt Gallman

Office: 203 Keene-Flint Hall
Phone: (352) 273-3368
Fax: (352) 392-6927
Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320

Professor Matt Gallman received his Ph.D. in 1986 in American History from Brandeis University, and his B.A. in 1979 from Princeton University. He joined the University of Florida Department of History in 2003 after teaching at Loyola College, Gettysburg College and Occidental College. He is the author of four books, includingMastering Wartime: A Social History of Philadelphia During the Civil War(Cambridge, 1990); The North Fights the Civil War: The Home Front (Ivan Dee, 1994); Receiving Erin’s Children: Philadelphia, Liverpool, and the Irish Famine Migration, 1845-1855 (UNC, 2000); and America’s Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (Oxford 2006). He is currently working on a study of political rhetoric and satire in the North during the Civil War.

Professor Gallman has taught undergraduate courses on the Civil War era and on American Women’s History. He teaches the department’s graduate foundation course on Nineteenth Century America on a regular basis, and he has also taught a graduate seminar on the Civil War.