Charles G. Sellers

American Historian



Charles G. Sellers

Professor Emeritus

Department of History

3229 Dwinelle Hall

University of California

Berkeley, CA 94720-2250

E-mail: c-sellers@comcast.net

Charles G. Sellers CV (pdf)


Education: 

B.A. Harvard University, Class of 1945 (Graduation Delayed by Military Service until 1947). Charles Sellers' Harvard Senior Paper  

Ph.D., 1950. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

Military Service: 

1943-1945. Sergeant and Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, World War II, Tenth Mountain Division. 


Employment: 

1950-1951. Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland. 

1951-1958. Assistant Professor, Department of History, Princeton University. 

1958-1990. Associate Professor and Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley. 

1964. Visiting Professor, El Colegio de Mexico. 

1970. Harmsworth Visiting Professor, Oxford University. 


Honors: 

1960-61. Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford. 

1963. Guggenheim Fellow. 

1967. Bancroft Prize for James K. Polk: Continentalist, 1843-1846. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966). 


Books: 

Charles G. Sellers, James K. Polk, Jacksonian, 1795-1843 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957), Vol. I. 

Charles G. Sellers, James K. Polk, Continentalist, 1843-1846 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966), Vol. II. 

Charles G. Sellers, "The Travail of Slavery," in Charles G. Sellers, ed., The Southerner as American (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960), 40-71. 

Charles G. Sellers, "Andrew Jackson, Nullification, and the State-Rights Tradition," in Charles Sellers, ed., The Berkeley Series in American History (Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1961). 

Charles G. Sellers, "The Market versus the Agrarian Republic," in Charles Sellers and Henry May, A Synopsis of American History, 1st ed. (Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1963), 109-122. 

Charles G. Sellers, "Boom for President," in Charles Sellers, ed., Andrew Jackson: A Profile (New York: Hill and Wang, 1971), 57-80. 

Charles G. Sellers, ed., As It Happened: A History of the United States (New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1975). 

Charles G. Sellers, The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991). 


Articles by Charles G. Sellers


Memoirs of Charles G. Sellers


A History of the Life of Charles G. Sellers (pdf)


A Symposium on Charles G. Sellers's Work (pdf)


Scholarly Assessments of the Work of Charles G. Sellers


Tributes to Charles G. Sellers


Peter Dale Scott speaks on Charles G. Sellers's Contributions to Berkeley's Free Speech Movement and Undergraduate Education


Charles G. Sellers on his "Dad's World War I Diary" (pdf)