Dane Morrison earned his B.A. from Boston College and Ph.D. from Tufts University. He is Professor of Early American History at Salem State University and has served as President of the New England Historical Association and the New England Regional World History Association. He has edited American Indian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contemporary Issues (Peter Lang, 1997); Salem: Place, Myth and Memory (Northeastern University Press, 2004); and the World History Encyclopedia, Era 6: The First Global Age, 1450-1770 (ABC-Clio, 2011), and is the author of A Praying People: Massachusett Acculturation and the Failure of the Puritan Vision, 1600–1690 (Peter Lang, 1995) and True Yankees: The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014). His current projects include Eastward of Good Hope: Early America in a Dangerous World (Johns Hopkins University Press, in process) and Yankees Abroad: Critical Themes in World History (Hackett, in process).

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