Casper, Scott E.

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CASPER, Scott E.

CASPER, Scott E. American, b. 1964. Genres: History. Career: Teacher of American history at a private school in Norfolk, VA, 1986; Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor in American studies, 1991; Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, visiting lecturer in history, 1991; University of Nevada, Reno, assistant professor, 1992-97, associate professor of history, 1997-, member of Forum for the Future, 1995-96, director of graduate studies in history, 1997-. Publications: Constructing American Lives: Biography and Culture in Nineteenth-Century America, 1999. EDITOR: (with R.O. Davies) Five Hundred Years: Exploring American Traditions, 1995, 3rd ed, 2000; (with Davies) Of Sagebrush and Slot Machines: This Curious Place Called Nevada, 1997; (with J.D. Groves and J.D. Chaison) Perspectives on American Book History: Artifacts and Commentary, with CD-ROM, 2001. Contributro to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of History, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]