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Angela Esco Elder

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Graduate Alumnus

Angela Esco Elder's teaching and writing focus on the antebellum and Civil War era, with an emphasis on gender, emotion, family, and trauma in the American South. She is currently teaching and working on her dissertation, "Married to the Confederacy: The Emotional Politics of Confederate Widowhood."

Selected Publications:

Elder, Angela Esco. “Civil War Widows”. Essential Civil War Curriculum. 2012. Web.

Elder, Angela Esco. “Grieving For A Nation: From Wife To Widow In The Confederate South”. Stephen Berry. 2011: n. pag. Print.

Elder, Angela Esco. “The United Daughters Of The Confederacy”. The Civil War In Georgia: A New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion . John C Inscoe. Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2011. 201-204. Web.

Elder, Angela Esco. “Additional Text And Quotations”. The Civil War: A Visual History. Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2011. Web.

Elder, Angela Esco. “Married To The Confederacy: The Emotional Politics Of Confederate Widowhood”. 0: n. pag. Print.

Elder, Angela Esco. “To Dance And Flirt And Be Admired: Deviant Widows In The Civil War South”. Between Memory And Mythology: The Construction Of Memory Of Modern Wars. Natalia Starostina. New York: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Press. Print.


PhD, University of Georgia, 2016

Of note:

Paul N. Howard III Dissertation Writing Award, University of Georgia, 2015

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, University of Georgia, 2014

Gregory Presentation Travel Award, University of Georgia, 2012, 2014

Graduate School Student Travel Funding, University of Georgia, 2012, 2014

Gregory Graduate Research Award, University of Georgia, 2010, 2013

John S. McIhenny Library Research Fellowship, Louisiana State University, 2012

William Jennings Bryan Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, UGA History Department, 2012

George M. Nethken Memorial Fellowship, 9 weeks, George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, 2011

Filson Historical Society Thesis Fellowship, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011

Presentation Travel Grant, Young Harris College, Georgia, 2011

Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award, UGA History Department, 2010

Major Professor

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