Michael Schoeppner

Michael Schoeppner
Title Associate Professor of History, 3+3 Pre-Law Program Coordinator
Telephone 207.778.7456

Dr. Schoeppner came to Farmington in the fall of 2013 after finishing a postdoctoral fellowship in Los Angeles. His expertise is in American legal history and the history of race. He just published his first book, Moral Contagion, with Cambridge University Press. He’s currently working on two projects: the early history of American immigration law and a case study of the Supreme Court’s infamous¬†Dred Scott¬†decision. He teaches classes on colonial America, the American Revolution, the Civil War, and American legal history. He also serves as a pre-law advisor.


  • 2010 PhD University of Florida
  • 2005 MA University of Florida
  • 2000 BA University of South Florida