John Sharpless

My specializations are Social, statistical methods, comparative demography, and exploration.

My Research and Teaching Interests: Modern American history; demography and public policy. Current Research: Population problems and American foreign policy.


Education:

  • PhD - University of Michigan
  • MA - University of Michigan
  • BA - University of Minnesota 

Selected Publications:

  • City Growth in the United States, England and Wales, 1820-1860 (Arno Press, New York: 1977).

History Courses:

  • History 101 - American History to Civil War Era
  • History 102 - American History Civil War-present
  • History 135 - Comparative World History
  • History 290 - Introduction to the Study of American History—Lab Approach
  • History 306 - The History of the United States, 1945-2010 - Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
  • History 398 - The US Since 1945
  • History 525 - World & The West from 1492
  • History 626 - American Social History 1860-present
  • History 600 - Politics in Film - Syllabus 2017 (pdf)
  • History 600 - Inscribing the New World
  • History 600 - Topics in Wisconsin History
  • History 600 - Political Scandals in Historical Perspective
  • History 600 - Exploration and First Contact
  • History 680-690 - Honors Thesis Colloquium
  • History 795 - Quantitative Methods for Historical Research
  • History 901 - Studies in American History
  • History 952 - Seminar in Comparative History

John Sharpless

Professor


608.263.1816 

jbsharpl@wisc.edu

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Office:
4110 Mosse Humanities

Mailbox:
4017 Mosse Humanities

Office Hours:
Wednesdays 11:00-12:00 or by appointment