Marianne S. Wokeck is Chancellor’s Professor emeritus of History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, where she taught early American history and directed the Institute for American Thought. She was educated in Germany and the United States. Her major research interests in the history of the North Atlantic World (1600-1800) focus on immigration and ethnicity, including the role of religion in defining identity, and also on scholarly editing. Those interests are reflected in her publications as author and editor (Trade in Strangers; The Papers of William Penn; Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania; The Works of George Santayana; and Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies).
American history, colonial and Revolutionary history, history of the Atlantic world 1500-1800, immigration and ethnicity, and women’s history, scholarly editing.