Conforti, Jopseph (1945 - )
Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly
Joe Conforti is known for his scholarship on New England history and culture. He was the founder and ten-year director of the University of Southern Maine's American and New England Studies graduate program. A native of Fall River, Mass., Conforti earned M.A. (1972) and Ph.D. (1975) at Brown University.
- Saints and Strangers: New England in British North America, (2006)
- Creating Portland: History and Place in Northern New England, (2005), editor
- Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity From the Pilgrims to the Mid-Twentieth Century, (2001), which received the 2002 Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association Book Award