Dr. Seth Bruggeman, Temple University – George Washington and Presidents’ Day

Feb 17, 2014

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Seth Bruggeman of Temple University reveals why George Washington’s status as a Virginian made him a symbol of national unity. 

Seth Bruggeman is an associate professor of history and Director of the Center for Public History at Temple University. As a historian specializing in nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States cultural history, his research focuses on material culture, memory studies, and Public History. He earned his Ph.D. at the College of William and Mary.

About Dr. Bruggeman

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