Laurence M. Hauptman
Distinguished Professor of History, State University of New York, New Paltz
Laurence M. Hauptman is SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History. He taught Native American and Civil War history at the college level for 40 years. Hauptman is the author, co-author, or co-editor of 17 books on the Iroquois and other Native Americans, three of which are on the Civil War era. Hauptman has lectured at the Antietam National Battefield and has published on the Draft Riots in Civil War History. He was the consultant on the History Channel documentary, “Indian Warriors of the Civil War,” which was based on his book, Between to Fires: American Indians in the Civil War.
Hauptman has testified as an expert witness before committees of both houses of Congress and in the federal courts and has served as a historical consultant for the Cayugas, the Mashantucket Pequots, the Senecas, and the Wisconsin Oneidas. Professor Hauptman has been honored by the New York State Board of Regents, the Pennsylvania Historical Association, the Wisconsin Historical Society, and, more recently, by Mohonk Consultations for his writings about Native Americans. In 1987 and again in 1998, Professor Hauptman was the recipient of the Peter Doctor Indian Memorial Foundation award for his scholarship and applied work on behalf of Native Americans in eastern North America.
SUNY New Paltz,
Department of History
New Paltz, NY 12561
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- Mar 12, 2014, Tappan, Tappan Free Library
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