Dr. Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

Assistant Professor of History

History Department
Room 252 Upham Hall
Oxford, OH 45056
513 529 5141
Office hours:  M W 1-2, and by appointment

Affiliate of Global and Intercultural Studies (American Studies)


PhD Brown University

MA Tufts University

BA Connecticut College

Teaching and Research Interests: 
  • Early American Republic
  • History of Capitalism
Courses Recently Taught: 
  • HST 111 Survey of U.S. History I
  • AMS/HST 362 Era of the American Revolution
  • AMS/HST 363 The Early American Republic, 1783-1815
  • Senior Capstone: Histories of American Capitalism
  • HST 670 Colloquium: Capitalism
Selected Publications: 
  • "From Discontented Bostonians to Patriotic Industrialists: The Boston Associates and the Transcontinental Treaty, 1790-1825, New England Quarterly 84, September 2011
  • "Schemers, Dreamers, and a Revolutionary Foreign Policy: New York City in the Era of Second Independence, 1805-1815," New York History 94/3-4, Summer/Fall 2013
  • "Early National Bro Culture in Daniel Parker's War Department," Common-place: the Journal of early American life 17, no. 2, Winter 2017
  • "The World's Best Carpets: Erastus Bigelow and the Financing of Antebellum Innovation," Technology & Culture 59, no. 1, January 2018
  • "Industrial Manifest Destiny: American Firearms Manufacturing and Antebellum Expansion," Business History Review 92, Spring 2018, 57-83
  • "Print-your-own gun debate ignores how the US government long provided and regulated firearms," The Conversation, (1 August 2018): 


Selected Grants and Awards: 
  • Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History, Colonial Society, for "From Discontented Bostonians to Patriotic Industrialists: The Boston Associates and the Transcontinental Treaty, 1790-1825," 2011
  • Program on the Study of Capitalism Research Fellowship, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University, May-December 2013
  • Hazeltine Fellowship for Graduate Research in Entrepreneurship, The C.V. Starr Program in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations, Brown University, 2014-15
  • Karen B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 2014-15
  • Fellowship, Program in Early American Economy and Society, Library Company, Philadelphia PA, Spring Semester 2015-16
  • Huntington Library, Robert L. Middlekauff Fellowship, 2017-2018
Work in Progress: 
She just finished a book manuscript, "Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776-1848," which is under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press.  This project explores the development of national security capitalism in the United States by focusing on the relationship between government and business in the firearms and textile industries.