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William Murphy

Visiting Assistant Professor


PhD., Syracuse University
MA, Syracuse University
BA, SUNY Geneseo


  • American politics
  • democracy
  • late 19th century America
  • The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • U.S. constitutional history


The National Progressive Republican League and the Elusive Quest for Progressive Unity, " in The Journal of the Gildied Age and Progressive Era 8:4 (October 2009) 515-543.  

Five entries in The Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Volume 3 (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly 2010):  "Carpetbaggers," :Election of 1876," "Liberal Rupublicans," "Grant, Ulyssess S. " "The Supreme Court and the Judiciary."