Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson is a Professor of History at Yale University, specializing in early North America and the Atlantic world. After earning his Ph.D. in History at Harvard University, he taught at the University of Iowa and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Chair of the History Department. He is the author most recently of The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865, and also of The Price of Redemption: The Spiritual Economy of Puritan New England.