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U.S. history, Canada/US relations, gender, politics, religion, race
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An innovative and insightful storyteller, Melissa uses her knowledge of the past to inform how we see the present.

Her current book project, The Search for Zion: Rachel and Andrew Jackson, tells the story of the partnership between President and General Andrew Jackson and his wife, Rachel.

She`s a contributor to a range of media outlets in Canada and the U.S. including The Washington Post, CBC, Salon, The Walrus and The Toronto Star. 

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
3, 4, 8
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Colonialism, Family, Gender, Politics, Public History, Race, Religion, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women