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Dr. Bill M. Abbott

Associate Professor of History
wmabbott@fairfield.edu
o: Canisius Hall Rm 313
p: x2514

 

       -   “Building Students' Integrative Thinking Capacities: A Case Study in Economics and History,"  Issues in Integrative Studies, no. 30 (2012).  Co-authored with Dr. Kathryn A. Nantz.

 

       -  "The Politics of Grade Inflation: A Case Study", Change, vol. 40, no. 1 (Jan./Feb. 2008), pp. 32-37.

       - "Anticlericalism in the Root-and-Branch Debates of 1641: Secular versus Spiritual Functions", in Law and Authority in Early Modern England: Essays Presented to Thomas Garden Barnes, ed. Buchanan Sharp and Mark Charles Fissell, University of Delaware Press, 2007.  pp. 157-185.

 

      -  “Ruling Eldership in Civil War England, the Scottish Kirk, and early New England: a Comparative Study of Secular and Spiritual Aspects”, Church History, vol. 75, no. 1 (March 2006), pp. 38-68.

 

      - “The Uses of Economics in an Integrated Cluster,” co-authored with Dr. Kathryn A. Nantz, History Teacher, vol. 34, no. 3 (August 2001).

 

      - Edited and annotated book lists of Philip Grant (died 1560), John Badger (died 1577), Thomas Maudesley (died 1571), and Anonymous Scholar (died ca. 1650) in Private Libraries in Renaissance England, vols. iv, v, vii  (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies), 1995-99, 2008.  General Editor: R.J. Fehrenbach.

 

      - "History and Economics," co-authored with Dr. Kathryn A. Nantz, College Teaching, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1994), pp. 22-26.  

 

      - "James Ussher and 'Ussherian' Episcopacy 1640‑1656: the Primate and his Reduction Manuscript,"  Albion, xxii (Summer 1990), pp. 237-59.

 

      - "The Legacies of John Bolander: Opportunities for Bow Research," Journal of the Catgut Acoustical Society,  May 1990; co‑authored with John A. Abbott.