Paul B Moyer, Ph.D

Professor
(585) 395-5681
pmoyer@brockport.edu
Office: Liberal Arts 333

Education

  • PhD, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1999 - American History
    Dissertation :”Wild Yankees: Settlement, Conflict, and Localism along Pennsylvania’s Northeast Frontier, 1760-1820.”
  • M.A., The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1996 - American History
  • B.A., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, May 1992 - History

Areas of Specialty

  • Early American History

Courses Taught

  • HST 211: Early American History Seminar
  • HST 310: American Indian History
  • HST/MSC 327: The American Military Experience
  • HST/WMS 332: Witchcraft & Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe
  • HST 390: History Research Methods: Witchcraft in 17th-Century New England
  • HST 4/514: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis
  • HST 4/515: Natives & Newcomers: Indian-European Relations, 1492-1840
  • HST 4/516: The Invasion of America (Colonial North American History)
  • HST 4/517: The American Revolution
  • HST 4/527: Material Culture
  • HST 614: Early American Reading Seminar

Research Interests

Dr. Moyer is currently revising the book manuscript “Detestable and Wicked Arts”: New England and Witch-hunting in the English Atlantic, 1640-1670 that explores the connections between witchcraft in the Puritan colonies, early modern Europe, and the rest of England’s seventeenth-century Atlantic Empire.