Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
334 LeConte
706 542-5601
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 pm
University of California, Irvine

Dan Rood specializes in the history of Atlantic slavery and its intersections with the histories of technology, agriculture, and capitalism.  He teaches the pre-1865 half of the US introductory survey, as well as upper division courses in the Atlantic World and the US Civil War. He also co-directs "Dirty History: An Interdisciplinary Workshop in Agriculture, Environment, and Capitalism," which convenes monthly at UGA (

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Daniel Rood's Selected Publications

Toward A Global Labor History Of Science. Global Scientific Practice In The Age Of Revolutions, 1750-1850, Pat Manning And Dan Rood, Eds. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. Print.
Plantation Laboratories: Industrial Experiments In The Cuban Sugar Mill, 1830-1860. New Frontiers Of Slavery, Dale Tomich, Ed. . SUNY Press, 2016. Print.
An International Harvest: Slavery, The Virginia-Brazil Connection, And The Making Of The Mccormick Reaper. Slavery’S Capitalism: A New History Of American Economic Development, Seth Rockman And Sven Beckert, Eds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. Print.