Dr. Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

Assistant Professor of History

Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Professor

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

  • "Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776-1848,"   Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019
  • "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 

  • Kluge Fellowship, Library of Congress, 2019
  • 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

  • Schakenbach Regele is working on a biography of Joel Roberts Poinsett