Jean R. Soderlund

Lehigh University History - Jean R. Soderlund

First Name: 

Jean

Middle Name: 

R.

Last Name: 

Soderlund

Full Title: 

Professor Emeritus

Email: 

Education: 

PHD, Temple, 1982

Interests: 

Colonial America, African American, U.S.women

Address: 

Maginnes 340

Phone: 

610-758-3362

Profile: 

Professor Soderlund is a historian of 17th and 18th century British America, with special interest in questions of ethnicity, gender, religion, and class. Her most recent book, Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn (2015) was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. She has also authored Quakers and Slavery: A Divided Spirit, co-authored Freedom by Degrees: Emancipation in Pennsylvania and Its Aftermath, and published articles on women in colonial British America. She is currently researching a social history of colonial West New Jersey.