Peter Kastor

Chair of History, Professor of History and American Culture Studies
PhD, University of Virginia
MA, University of Virginia
AB, Franklin & Marshall College
research interests:
  • Early American Republic
  • Political History
  • Administrative History
  • Digital History
  • American Presidency
  • North American West
  • North American Borderlands

contact info:

office hours:

  • ​Tuesday 2:00 - 4:00 pm

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1062
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Kastor studies the intersection of politics, policymaking, and culture during the half-century following American independence. He has taught numerous courses on the presidency, ranging from first-year programs to senior seminars.

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