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Faculty and Staff

Warren Milteer

Department: History
College of Arts and Sciences
E-mail: Milteer@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-6282
Office: Gambrell hall, Room 227
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of History
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Research Interest: U.S. History, Early America, 19th-Century U.S., American South, Free People of Color, Race, Slavery, Native America

Degrees: B.A. North Carolina State University
M.A. University of North Carolina at Greenboro
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Background 

Warren Milteer, Jr. specializes in the history of Early America and the nineteenth-century United States. His interests include free people of color, slavery, race, and Native America. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014.

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

*2016 R. D. W. Connor Award for best article in the North Carolina Historical Review*

“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

*2014 R. D. W. Connor Award for best article in the North Carolina Historical Review*

“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

Current Activities 

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.