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  Gregory O'malley

Gregory O'malley


831-459-1426 (office)

831-459-2555 (message)


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Humanities Division

History Department



Stevenson College
Cowell College
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
Legal Studies
Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas

Regular Faculty

African Diaspora
Atlantic World
African American / Black Studies
World History
Digital Humanities
US History

Stevenson College Academic Building
220 Stevenson College

Spring 2024: Tuesdays, 2 to 4pm; Stevenson 220 (or Zoom by appt.)

Stevenson Academic Services

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2003
B.A., Boston University, 1999

Colonial British America and the Caribbean; the Atlantic world; slavery and the slave trade

Public Scholar Fellowship, 2021, National Endowment for the Humanities (for The Escapes of David George)

Digital Extension Grant, 2020, to expand the Intra-American Slave Trade Database, American Council of Learned Societies

Barbara S. Mosbacher Short-Term Research Fellowship, 2019, John Carter Brown Library (Brown University)

Edna and Norman Freehling Fellowship, 2016, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grant, 2016, National Endowment for the Humanities

Morris D. Forkosch Book Prize, 2015, given by the American Historical Association for British, British imperial, or British Commonwealth history

James A. Rawley Book Prize, 2015, given by the American Historical Association for Atlantic History

Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award, 2015, given by the Southern Historical Association to "a distinguished book in southern history.”

Elsa Goveia Book Prize, 2013-2014, given biennially by the Association of Caribbean Historians

Adair Award 2012 ("given biennially to the best article published in the William and Mary Quarterly during the preceding six years.")

Omohundro Institute of Early American Histoy and Culture, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2011)

American Council of Learned Societies, Oscar Handlin Fellow (2010)

Cappon Award (for "best article" in the William & Mary Quarterly, 2009)

"Ask Historians" Reddit AMA, on the Atlantic Slave Trade, Oct. 19, 2015

HIS 2B, The World Since 1500
HIS 110B, Revolutionary America, 1740-1815
HIS 111, Popular Conceptions of Race in U.S. History, 1600-Present
HIS 116, Slavery Across the Americas
HIS 158C, Slavery in the Atlantic World: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives
HIS 190X, History of the Atlantic World, 1492-1824
HIS 190Y, The Atlantic Slave Trade
HIS 202, Practicing World History (Graduate Seminar)
HIS 210A, The US and the World, to 1877 (Graduate Seminar)
HIS 211, Readings and Research in Early American History (Graduate Seminar)

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