- Paul S. Boyer
Paul S. Boyeris a U.S. cultural and intellectual historian (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1966) and is Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus and former director (1993-2001) of the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has held visiting professorships at UCLA, Northwestern University, and William & Mary; has received Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships; and is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Society of American Historians, and the American Antiquarian Society. Before coming to Wisconsin in 1980, he taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst(1967-1980).
*"Purity in Print: Book Censorship in America from the Gilded Age to the Computer Age" (NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1968; 2nd edition with two new chapters, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002)
* [http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/JAMNOT.html "Notable American Women, 1600-1950"] (Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 3 vols., 1971). Assistant editor.
* [http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/BOYSAX.html "Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft"] (Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 1974). Co-author with Stephen Nissenbaum.
**Winner of the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association
**Nominated for a National Book Award
*"The Salem Witchcraft Papers", co-editor with Stephen Nissenbaum (3 vols., NY: DaCapo Press, 1977)
* [http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/BOYURX.html"Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1920"] (Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 1978)
*"By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age" (NY: Pantheon, 1985; 2nd edn. with a new introduction, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994)
*"Reagan as President: Contemporary Views of the Man, His Politics, and His Politicies" Edited with an Introduction by Paul Boyer (Chicago, Ivan R. Dee, 1990).
* [http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/BOYWHE.html "When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture"] (Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 1992)
*"Fallout: A Historian Reflects on America's Half-Century Encounter With Nuclear Weapons" (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998)
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