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David W. Dangerfield

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: History
USC Salkehatchie
Phone: 843-782-8641 or 803-812-7338
David W. Dangerfield
Ph.D. (History) - University of South Carolina (2014)
M.A. (History) - The College of Charleston / The Citadel (2009)
B.A. (History) - Erskine College (2005)
Professor Dangerfield is a native of the South Carolina lowcountry and has been a member of the USC-Salkehatchie faculty since 2015. His research interests include free persons of color and non-elite whites in the antebellum South and South Carolina history.

Selected Writings:

“Just Beyond the Reach of Servitude: Free Black Farmers in Antebellum South Carolina’s Upcountry,” American Nineteenth-Century History. (Forthcoming)
“Notions of Humanity: Two of South Carolina’s Early Abolitionists,” Carologue, Volume 24 Number 1 (Summer 2018): 19-22. 
“Turning the Earth: Free Black Yeomanry in the Antebellum South Carolina Lowcountry,” Agricultural History, Volume 89 Issue 2 (Spring 2015): 200-224.