Paul F. Paskoff

250E Himes Hall

COURSES TAUGHT:  HIST 2055, United States to 1865;  HIST 2057, United States from 1865 to the Present; HIST 4075, American Economic History to 1860; HIST 4076, American Economic History: 1860 to the Present.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:   19th-century public policy; southern economic history



B.A., SUNY College at New Paltz, 1970; M.A. The Johns Hopkins University, 1974; Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, 1976

Notable Articles: 

“The Growth of the American Steel Industry, 1865-1914.”  In The Changing Pattern of International Rivalry: The Case of the Steel Industry, Etsuo Abe and Yoshtaka Suzuki, editors.  University of Tokyo Press, 1991.  Pp. 76-109

 “Hazard Removal on the Western Rivers as a Problem of Public Policy, 1821-1860.  Louisiana History 50 (Summer 1999): pp. 261-82.


(Co-edited with Daniel J. Wilson) The Cause of the South: Selections from De Bow’s Review, 1846-1867.  Louisiana State University Press, 1982

Industrial Evolution: Organization, Structure and Growth of the Pennsylvania Iron Industry, 1750-1860.  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983.

(Editor and principal contributor) The American Iron and Steel Industry in the Nineteenth Century.  Facts-on-File, 1989.