Neal Salisbury, Ph.D., Guest Faculty

Neil Salisbury

Neal Salisbury, Emeritus Professor of History, Smith College, has been a key player in the expansion of American Indian history as an academic field. His publications include Manitou and Providence: Indians, Europeans, and the Making of New England, 1500-1643 (Oxford, 1982); a critical edition of Mary Rowlandson, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1997; originally published in 1682) with related documents; two volumes of essays, A Companion to American Indian History, co-edited with Philip J. Deloria (Blackwell, 2002), and Reinterpreting New England Indians and the Colonial Experience, co-edited with Colin G. Calloway (Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2003). He is the co-author of two textbooks: The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People (Wadsworth Cengage, 8th ed., 2013), and The People: A History of Native America (Wadsworth Cengage, 2007). He served as co-director with Alice Nash of the 2013 NEH Summer Institute, Native Americans of New England: A Historical Overview.