Professor Hardman Moore contributes to a new documentary - "The Pilgrims"

'The Pilgrims', a major new documentary by Ric Burns with contributions from Professor Susan Hardman Moore, which will be screened in the USA on 24 November and on Thanksgiving Day, PBS 8pm EST.

Susan Hardman Moore

Professor Hardman Moore's research specialism is in early modern religion - in particular, Puritanism in England and New England, and Reformed theology and spirituality in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She has published on the subject of the Pilgrims and contributed as a historian and specialist for television.

Her latest contribution is to a documentary on the story of the Pilgrims – who they were, what drove them on – their searing first years in America and pivotal interactions with Native Americans – how they succeeded and how they failed – and how and why we have come to remember them as we do.

You can watch the trailer at, or visit the website  The documentary will also be aired by the BBC - date tbc.

You can read more on Professor Hardman Moore's research on her staff profile page, or through some of her latest publications.

Pilgrims: New World Settlers and the Call of Home by Professor Susan Hardman Moore

The Diary of Thomas Larkham, 1647-1669 by Professor Susan Hardman Moore

Abandoning America: Life-stories from early New England by Professor Susan Hardman Moore