Todd Estes

Todd Estes

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
248.370.3534

Bio

Todd Estes is Associate Professor of History at Oakland University. His teaching specialty is early American history from the American Revolution through the Jacksonian era and his research concentrates on early U.S. political history and political culture. Estes is the author of the book The Jay Treaty Debate, Public Opinion, and the Evolution of Early American Political Culture (2006) in addition to the many articles and essays. Currently, he is working on a book about the debate over ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1787-1788. Estes has won several teaching prizes including the 2001 Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award. In 2009, he was named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians (OAH).

Research Areas

The American Revolution
The Early Republican Period

Education

PhD, University of Kentucky
MA, University of Kentucky
BA, University of Tennessee

Courses Taught

AHG 501 - The American Revolution
AHG 603 - Colonial America
AHG 604 - The Early Republic
AHG 660 - The Ratification Debate

Events

Jun
26

"The 22nd Amendment and the Modern Presidency Thesis, Revisited" by Jeremy Bailey, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Houston

Jul
3

"On the Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions" by David Tucker, Senior Fellow, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Jul
10

"Progressivism and the Lincoln Legacy" by Jason Jividen, Associate Professor of Politics, Saint Vincent College.