Crocker, Matthew H(allowell) 1962-

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CROCKER, Matthew H(allowell) 1962-


PERSONAL: Born August 25, 1962, in Providence, RI; son of John, Jr. (an Episcopalian priest) and Elinor (Winslow) Crocker; married Susan D. Wilcox (an artist), July 29, 2000; children: Samuel Winslow. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Macalester College, B.A., 1984; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1997. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Episcopalian. Hobbies and other interests: Fly-fishing, sailing.


ADDRESSES: Offıce—Morrison Hall, Keene State College, 299 Main St., Keene, NH 03431. E-mail— [email protected]


CAREER: Walnut Hill School, Natick, MA, history teacher, 1985-89; Keene State College, Keene, NH, assistant professor, 2000—. Ames Point Corp., member of board of governors, 1992-98.


MEMBER: American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, New England Historical Society, Institute of Massachusetts Studies.


WRITINGS:


The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA), 1999.

Contributor to books, including Massachusetts Politics: Selected Essays, Institute for Massachusetts Studies Press, 1998.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on southern slavery and U.S. foreign policy, with a monograph expected to result.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


Choice, September, 2000, J. J. Fox, Jr., review of TheMagic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830, p. 199.

Journal of American History, March, 2001, Harlow Sheidley, review of The Magic of the Many, p. 1478.

Journal of the Early Republic, spring, 2001, Lynn Hudson Parsons, review of The Magic of the Many, p. 157.