John Suval

suval@wisc.edu

Field:
Nineteenth-century U.S. political and environmental history

Advisor:
William J. Cronon

MA Title:
"Of Squatters and Statesmen: The Chocchuma Land Sale and the Nature of Jacksonian Democracy"

Working Dissertation Title:
"Dangerous Ground: Squatters, Statesmen, and the Rupture of American Democracy, 1830-1860"

Research Interests:
Public lands; antebellum political culture; American West; borderlands

John Sival