Joan Cashin

Professor Joan Cashin is an historian of the United States, she specializes in social, economic, and cultural history, including the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras. Cashin has published many books and articles in scholarly publications. She has served on the prize committes for the Beveridge-Dunning Prize, the Berkshire Prize, and the Lincoln Prize, as well as the selection committee for the James Madison Fellowship, among other prizes; currently she serves on the board of the Abraham Lincoln Institute and the editorial board of the journal of family history. Since 1994, she has co-edited a series on Gender Relations in the American Experience at Johns Hopkins University Press, with Professor Ron Walters.