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Robert Allison teaches history at Suffolk University and the Harvard Extension School. He is president of the South Boston Historical Society, vice president of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.  He lives in South Boston.

I am a Professor of History at Suffolk University in Boston, and also teach in the Harvard Extension School. I write about American history. My wife and I live in South Boston, and I am president of the South Boston Historical Society.  I am also the vice president of the  Colonial Society of Massachusetts and am involved with other history organizations.