Colin Gordon Calloway

Academic Appointments
  • Professor of History

  • John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professorship

  • Professor of Native American Studies

Colin Calloway is John Kimball, Jr. 1943 Professor of History and Professor of Native American Studies. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds in England in 1978. After moving to the United States, he taught high school in Springfield, Vermont, served for two years as associate director and editor of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library in Chicago, and taught for seven years at the University of Wyoming. He has been associated with Dartmouth since 1990 when he first came as a visiting professor. He became a permanent member of the faculty in 1995. 


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Native American & Indigenous Studies


  • B.A. University of Leeds
  • Ph.D. University of Leeds

Selected Publications

  • The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Peoples, and the Birth of the Nation (2018)

  • The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army (2015)

  • Pen and Ink Witchraft: Treaties and Treaty Making in American Indian History (2013)

  • The Indian History of an American Institution: Native Americans and Dartmouth , (2010)

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Works In Progress

The Scots-Irish Invasion of Indian Country