William M. Fowler, Jr is Director of the Massachusetts Historical Society and consulting editor to The New England Quarterly. He received his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of a number of books on American history and is also co-author of America and The Sea: A Maritime History of America.
He was Professor of History at Northeastern University from 1971 to 1998 and has taught a variety of courses in American history. He also teaches at Mystic Seaport Museum and has lectured at the Smithsonian Institution, the United States Naval War College and the Sea Education Association. He is a member of the Massachusetts State Archives Advisory Commission, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, the American Antiquarian Society, and an Honorary Member of the Boston Marine Society and the Society of the Cincinnati. He received an Honorary degree from Northeastern University in 2000.
AOS Naval Non Fiction
|Under Two Flags||The American Navy in the Civil War|
|Silas Talbot||Captain of Old Ironsides|
|Rebels Under Sail||The American Navy During the Revolution|
|Jack Tars and Commodores||The American Navy 1783–1815|
|Commanding Old Ironsides||The Life of Captain Silas Talbot|
AOS Other Non Fiction
|America and the Sea||A Maritime History|
|Steam Titans||Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic|