Positions

Research Areas research areas

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2018 Exeter’s Declaration of Independence: A Festival, A Broadside, and A Lesson in Public HistoryCommon-place.  18. 2018
2017 Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age AmericaJournal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.  16:235-236. 2017
2016 Bankruptcy in an Industrial Society: A History of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of OhioJournal of American History.  102:1218-1219. 2016
2014 Steel's: A Forgotten Stock Market Scandal from the 1920s.Business History Review.  88:391-394. 2014
2012 ‘THE NEWS FLEW LIKE LIGHTNING’Journal of Cultural Economy.  5:179-195. 2012
2010 Pictures of Panic: Constructing Hard Times in Words and ImagesCommon-place.  10. 2010
2009 A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century AmericaJournal of Southern History.  75:789-790. 2009
2009 The Economy of Early America: Historical Perspectives and New DirectionsJournal of the Early Republic.  29:164-168. 2009
2008 Slave Agriculture and Financial Markets: The Bank of the United States in Mississippi, 1831-1852Journal of the Early Republic.  28:134-137. 2008

Book

Year Title
2013 Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis 2013
2013 The Many Panics in 1837 2013
The Visionary and the Ass: The Culture of Commercial Expansionism in Nineteenth-Century America

Chapter

Year Title
2013 A Very "Gamblous" Affair.  8-42. 2013
2013 EPILOGUE Panic-less Panics of 1837.  235-254. 2013
2013 INTRODUCTION The Many Panics of 1837.  1-+. 2013
2013 Mysterious Whispers.  94-122. 2013
2013 Parallel Crises.  157-190. 2013
2013 Practical Economists.  67-93. 2013
2013 States of Suspense.  191-234. 2013
2013 The Pressure of 1836.  43-66. 2013
2011 'To save the commercial community of New York': Panicked Business Elites in 1837.  117-138. 2011

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Teaching Activities

  • Dir Read/Early American Hist Taught course 2018
  • History of Early America Taught course 2018
  • Independent Study Taught course 2018
  • Sem/Capitalism Taught course 2018
  • Emergence Industrial America Taught course 2018
  • Readings Early American Hist Taught course 2018
  • History of Early America Taught course 2017
  • History of the Early Republic Taught course 2017
  • Expl/History of Animals Taught course 2017
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2017
  • History of American Thought Taught course 2016
  • Sem/Amer Culture, Capitalism Taught course 2016
  • Dir Read/Early American Hist Taught course 2015
  • Expl Hist/Animal History Taught course 2015
  • History of the Early Republic Taught course 2015
  • Emergence Industrial America Taught course 2014
  • History of the Early Republic Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. History, Tulane University
  • B.A. Religious Studies, Tulane University
  • M.A. History, Brandeis University
  • Ph.D. History, Brandeis University
  • Full Name

  • Jessica Lepler