Meisel, Joseph S. 1965–

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Meisel, Joseph S. 1965–

PERSONAL: Born May 5, 1965, in Hanover, NH; son of Martin (a university professor) and Martha (Winkley) Meisel; married Felice Ramella (a baker), January 1, 1991; children: Luke Ramella. Education: Columbia University, A.B., 1988, A.M., 1992, Ph.D., 1999. Hobbies and other interests: Songwriting.

ADDRESSES: Office—Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 140 E. 62nd St., New York, NY 10021. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Columbia University, New York, NY, budget officer, 1989–92, 1994–99; Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY, program officer, 1999–. Adjunct faculty member, Columbia University, 2001–02, and Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, 2004.

MEMBER: North American Conference on British Studies, North American Victorian Studies Association, American Historical Association, British Politics Group, Royal Historical Society (fellow).

AWARDS, HONORS: Residential fellow, St. Deiniol's Library, 1998.

WRITINGS:

Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone, Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 2001.

Also author of Palmerston contre Disraeli: Humour et insulte á la Chambre des communes (milieu XIXe siécle). Contributor to books, including The Gladstone Umbrella: Papers Delivered at the Gladstone Centenary Conference, 1998, edited by Peter Francis, Monad Press (Hawarden, England), 2001; The Political Legacy of Margaret Thatcher, edited by Stanislao G. Pugliese, Politico's Publishing (London, England), 2003; and Palmerston Studies, Volume 1, edited by Miles Taylor and David Brown, Hartley Institute, University of Southampton (Southampton, England). Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including History, Twentieth-Century British History, War, Literature, and the Arts, and Historical Research.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on modern British history.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Albion, spring, 2003, Karen J. Musoff, review of Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone, p. 156.

Clio, fall, 2002, John Plotz, review of Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone, p. 110.

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