Robert St. George

Robert St. George, Ph.D

Associate Professor of History

Robert St. George teaches in the History Department, and has been on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania since 1989. He is also a member of the graduate programs in the History of Art, and Historic Preservation. Among his publications are The Wrought Covenant (1979), Material Life in America, 1600-1860 (1988) Conversing By Signs (1998), and Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America (2000). He has held fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. American Things will be published by the University of Chicago Press next year. He teaches courses on cultural history, ethnography, and material culture.

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