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Loren Michael Mortimer


  • M.A, U.S. History, North Carolina State University
  • B.A, Government, Hamilton College


Loren Michael Mortimer specializes in early American history with a designated emphasis in Native American Studies. His research centers on indigenous political ecologies and comparative colonialisms in North America during the 17th and 18th centuries. His dissertation combines ethnohistory, environmental history, and spatial history to narrate the evolution of the St. Lawrence River watershed from a pre-contact Native American borderland into an international border between Canada and the United States.

Research Focus

Native American history, indigenous spiritualities, colonial and revolutionary US, pre-confederation Canada, comparative border studies, environmental history, spatial history. 

Designated Emphasis: Native American Studies