Michael L. Dickinson, Ph.D.
811 S. Cathedral Place, room 205
African American history
early republic America
black atlantic history
- Ph.D. American History, University of Delaware 2017
- M.A. American History, University of Delaware, 2013
Dickinson's research interests include comparative slavery, the Atlantic slave trade and early African American history.
- "Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680-1807," University of Georgia Press.
- “The Propaganda of History: African American Responses to Confederate Memorials in the Jim Crow Era” in After the Monuments Fall: the Removal of Confederate Monuments in the American South, edited by Bryan Clark Green. Louisiana State University Press, Under contract.
- “Black Realities and White Statues: The Fall of Confederate Monuments,” Black Perspectives, African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), June 2020.
- The Association for African American Life & History
- American Historical Association
- Caribbean Studies Association
- National Council for Black Studies
- African American Intellectual History Society
- HIST 103: American History I Seminar
- HIST 361-2/AFAM 361-2: Americans from Africa I & 2
- HIST 391/AFAM491: Revolutionary Black Thought
- HIST 490: American Slavery
- HIST 627: Readings in African American History
- Paul E. Lovejoy book prize for "Amost Dead," 2023
- HistoryMakers' 2023-2024 Innovations in Pedogogy and Teaching fellowship
- Residential Fellowship, VCU Humanities Research Center, Spring 2022
- Workshop fellow, John Carter Brown Library (Brown University), Fall 2020
- Barra Sabbatical Fellowship, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2019-2020
- SITPA Fellow, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences, Duke University, 2018
- Research Fellowship, Library Company of Philadelphia, 2016
- CNN, The Situation Room, June 2020
- The Dogwood (Richmond, VA), June 2020
- The Sydney Morning Herald, July 2020
- Vox News, July 2020
- The Globe Post, July 2020
- NPR, September 2021
- Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680-1807, University of Georgia Press, 5/1/2022
- “Black Realities and White Statues: The Fall of Confederate Monuments,” Black Perspectives, African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), 7/2020.