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Mark Elliott

Dr. Mark Elliott

Contact Information

Email: mark.elliott@uncg.edu 
Office: 2125 MHRA 


Ph.D., New York University, 2002
M.A., University of California, Riverside, 1993
B.A. in History/English, Duquesne University, 1991

Academic Positions

Director of Graduate Studies, 2015-present
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2008-present
Assistant Professor, Wagner College, 2002-2008

Research Interests

  • Abolitionism, Civil Rights, and Human Rights
  • Public History and Historical Memory
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Constitutional, Political and Intellectual History
  • Transnational History

Courses Taught

  • HIS 211, The United States to 1865
  • HIS 212, The United States since 1865
  • HIS 208, Human Rights in Modern World History
  • HIS 217, The World in the Twentieth Century, 1900-1945
  • HIS 338, Civil War, Reconstruction, and Reunion, 1848-1896
  • HIS 339, War, Society, and Reform: America 1896-1945
  • HIS 510, Historiography
  • HIS 511A, Seminar in Historical Research and Writing: "Reconstruction in History and Memory"
  • HIS 526, The Civil War and Reconstruction: Selected Topics
  • HIS 701, Colloquium in American History before 1865
  • HIS 702, Colloquium in American History, 1865-Present
  • HIS 723, Selected Topics in 19th Century U.S. History
  • Courses taught at other universities listed on Vitae.

Selected Publications

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Selected Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

  • Summer Excellence Research Award, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2010.
  • Winner, Avery O. Craven Award, 2007. Organization of American Historians.
  • Finalist, Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship, 2007. The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Long-Term Fellowship, 2006.
  • Lloyd Lewis Long-Term Fellowship in American History, Newberry Library, 2006.
  • Postdoctoral Associate Fellowship, The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University, 2005.
  • Other awards listed on Vitae.

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Curriculum Vitae

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