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Matthew Nalefski

Instructional Assistant Professor
History
Office
Schroeder Hall - SCH 326
Office Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 a.m.; 1:00-3:00 p.m.; and by appointment
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Current Courses

135.001History Of The United States To 1865

135.009History Of The United States To 1865

Teaching Interests & Areas

Courses currently taught: HIS 135 (US to 1865)
Previously taught: HIS 101 (Western Civ. to 1500); US History to 1865; US History since 1877

Research Interests & Areas

Antebellum American legal, political, diplomatic; Civil War; abolitionism; transatlantic slave trade; nineteenth-century Atlantic world.

MA History

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

BA History

Millikin University
Decatur, IL

James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award

Illinois State University
2022

Helen M. Cavanagh Award for Best Master's Thesis

Department of History, Illinois State University
2022

Helen M. Cavanagh Award for Best Master's Student

Department of History, Illinois State University
2021