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Warren Milteer

Dr. Warren Milteer, Jr.

Contact Information

Email: wemiltee@uncg.edu
Office: MHRA 2114
Office Phone: 336-334-5992


Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.A., North Carolina State University

Academic Positions

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2018-present
Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, 2016-2018
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, 2014-2016

Research Interests

U.S. History, Early America, 19th-Century U.S., American South, Free People of Color, Race, Slavery, Native America

Current Project

Dr. Milteer is working on a manuscript that explores the history of free people of color in North Carolina from the colonial period through Reconstruction.

Courses Taught

  • HIS 335 - The American Colonial Period, 1607-1763
  • HIS 701 - Colloquium in American History

Selected Publications

  • “From Indians to Colored People: The Problem of Racial Categories and the Persistence of the Chowans in North Carolina,” North Carolina Historical Review 93, no. 1 (January 2016): 28-57
  • “Life in a Great Dismal Swamp Community: Free People of Color in Pre-Civil War Gates County, North Carolina,” North Carolina Historical Review 91, no. 2 (April 2014): 144-170
  • “The Strategies of Forbidden Love: Family across Racial Boundaries in Nineteenth-Century North Carolina,” Journal of Social History 47, no. 3 (Spring 2014): 612-626

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2014 and 2016 R.D.W. Connor Awards for best article in North Carolina Historical Review
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