Dexter Perkins (20 June 1889 – 12 May 1984) was a historian who served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of American History at the University of Rochester, before leaving for Cornell.Biography
Born in Boston, and educated at Boston Latin School, Perkins received his A.B. (1909) and PhD (1914) from Harvard University, where he was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa. In his doctoral studies, Archibald Cary Coolidge was a formative influence.Perkins's first job was at the University of Cincinnati, where he taught ancient history, British history, and international law in 1914–1915. The following year, he took a position at the University of Rochester.Perkins was drafted in World War I, and entered service in June 1918. He joined the 87th Division, and shortly after it arrived in France he was commissioned as a first lieutenant and sent to Chaumont, where the American Expeditionary Force had its headquarters. Perkins was assigned to the historical section, where he found
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