Faculty Advisor, Graduate Association for African-American History
Departmental Senator in the Faculty Senate
Office: 121 Mitchell
Education: Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University, 1997
Fields of interest
Colonial American History, African-American History, Southern History
Most of my research and publications have been on African-American and southern History.
My work particularly focuses on the relationship between Africans, Native Americans
and Europeans in eastern North Carolina during the colonial and antebellum periods.
But I also do research and write on all periods of eastern North Carolina’s history.
Surveys in U.S., African-American, Southern, and Native American History. I teach
upper-level courses in the African Diaspora, colonial slavery and relations between
Indians Blacks and whites. I also direct M.A. and Ph.D. students in African-American
- Mapping African-American History: A Map Workbook. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2002.
- Bertie County: An Eastern Carolina History. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.
- The Atlas of African-American History and Politics: From the Slave Trade to Modern
Times. Boston: McGraw Hill, 1998.
- “The Bart F. Smallwood Papers” (over 5,000 items), the personal papers of Bart F.
Smallwood of Indian Woods. Papers accepted and housed by the Manuscripts Department,
Southern Historical Collection, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, copyright
1997. (for inventory of collection online see) http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/s/Smallwood,Bart_F.html
- “A History of Native American and African Relations From 1502 to 1900,” Negro History Bulletin, December 2000.