Faculty Experts

William Fowler

Distinguished Professor of History

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w.fowler@neu.edu
617.373.5236

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3Qs: The gift of history

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor William Fowler reflects on some of the most unusual gift exchanges between nations in modern his­tory and how the sym­bolic prac­tice has evolved.

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3Qs: The origins of a sweet treat

The whoopie pie — whipped cream or frosting sand­wiched between twin choco­late cakes — has a glo­rious but mud­dled his­tory as a favorite treat throughout the north­eastern United States. Sev­eral … read more »

Whoopie Pie

3Qs: Celebrating America’s independence

William Fowler, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of His­tory, exam­ines the intriguing his­tory of the Dec­la­ra­tion of Inde­pen­dence and the Fourth of July.

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Faculty Reads, Volume Six

In the sixth edi­tion of recent fac­ulty books, we high­light works about the Amer­ican Rev­o­lu­tion, the com­plexity of human-​​animal rela­tion­ships, and the impor­tance of cash flow to cor­po­rate decision-​​making.

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3Qs: Reaping the whirlwind

A North­eastern his­to­rian looks back at a blood­less battle that touched off America’s blood­iest war, 150 years ago today.

Photo by Lauren McFalls.

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

Book

America and The Sea A Maritime History

Mystic: Mystic Seaport, 1998.

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