Gregory E. Dowd

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Professor

Surface Mail: 505 S. State Street | 3722 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Office Location(s): 3672 Haven Hall
Office Hours: ON LEAVE Fall 2014 & Winter 2015
Phone: 734.936.6872
Fax: 734.936.1967
dowdg@umich.edu
see also, Department of History
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Faculty: Department of American Culture (AC), Native American Studies (NAS)
    • Faculty: Department of History
  • Fields of Study
    • Native American and Early American history
  • About

    Greg Dowd is a past chair of the the Department of American Culture (AC) and a past director of the AC Native American Studies program. His scholarly interests include the study of rumor and the history of the North American Indian East during the colonial, revolutionary, and early national periods. He has taught history at the University of Notre Dame, the University of Connecticut, and the University of the Witwatersrand (in Johannesburg, South Africa). He has held fellowships at the University of Michigan’s Institute for the Humanities, the Newberry Library (Chicago), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. He wrote an expert witness report and gave professional testimony in deposition for tribes in a treaty-rights case in Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in History at Princeton University (1986) and his B.A. in History at the University of Connecticut (1978).

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Princeton University, 1986
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • - Colonial & revolutionary America
      - Native American & American studies