The University of Georgia History Department offers an excellent opportunity to study and research African American history at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels with outstanding, prize-winning historians. The faculty's expertise and research interests span the entire breadth of African American history from slavery in the colonial period to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Courses on African American history are taught every semester. Financial assistance is available.

Publications under the African American Research Area

Cromwell, Alisha M. Enslaved Women In The Savannah Marketplace. Slavery And Freedom In Savannah. Daina Ramey Berr Harris. University of Georgia Press, 2014. Print.


Faculty interested in African American Research

Professor, Secretary-Treasurer, Southern Historical Association, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era, Co-Director, Center for Virtual History, Associate Academic Director for Digital Humanities, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Adjunct Professor
B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus
Academic Advisor I
Professor, B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of Southern History, Reviews Editor, LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas
Albert B. Saye Professor of History, University Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Professor, Athletic Association Professor in the Humanities

Graduate Students interested in African American Research