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Ruma  Chopra

Chopra, Ruma

Associate Professor,  History

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Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5515

Current Publications: Books

Choosing Sides: Loyalists During the Revolutionary Era. (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013.)

Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City during the American Revolution. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011.)

Current Publications: Essays

"Loyalist Women in British New York City." In Women in Early America, edited by Tom Foster (New York: New York University Press, 2014).

“Religion and Loyalism.” In Faith and the Founders of American Republic, edited by Mark David Hall and Daniel L. Dreisbach (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).

"Enduring Patterns of Loyalist Studies: Definitions and Contours." In History Compass, 2013.

“Charles Inglis.” In Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment, edited by Mark G. Spencer (New York: Continuum Books, 2012).

“Loyalism.” In Encyclopedia of American Social History, edited by Lynn Dumenil and Robert Glass Cleland (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

“Printer Hugh Gaine Crosses and Re-Crosses the Hudson.” In New York History, Winter 2009.

Invited Lectures

Lecture at the George Washington Teacher Institute, Mount Vernon, June, 2014.

C-SPAN lecture at the Fraunces Tavern Museum, NYC, March 2013. Hear about American Loyalists in the Atlantic World.

External Fellowships

Huntington Library, 2014
John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, 2013
Clements Library, University of Michigan, 2012

Forthcoming Projects

"Enemies of Britain in the Atlantic, 1750-1800"