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Justin A.  Pariseau

ABD History

Advisor: Melvin P. Ely
Current Research: The relationships between white and black residents in nineteenth-century maritime New England, and their participation in (or opposition to) the abolition of slavery.


Mr. Pariseau earned his B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from Boston College in 2003, and his M.A. in History from the College of William & Mary in 2005. Currently ABD, he is working on completing his dissertation, "Sea of Change: Race, Abolitionism, and Reform in the New England Whale Fishery." Mr. Pariseau teaches history at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois where he was recently appointed to the full time faculty as a tenure track Assistant Professor of History starting fall semester 2014.