Louis Ferleger

Chair, Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences

Louis Ferleger is the Chair of the Dept. of History at Boston University.

Ferleger was appointed Professor of History at Boston University in 1999. He has also served as Executive Director of The Historical Society, a historical organization located at Boston University. He is co-author of A New Mandate: Democratic Choices for a Prosperous Economy and No Gain, No Pain: Taxes, Productivity and Economic Growth as well as editor of Agriculture and National Development: Views on the Nineteenth Century. He is also co-editor of Slavery, Secession, and Southern History (2000) and, with Walter Dean Burnham and Thomas Ferguson, Voting in American Elections: The Shape of the American Political Universe Since 1788 (Academica Press, 2009).

Before coming to Boston University, he taught at the University of Massachusetts Boston.