Sean M. Kelley
Areas of Interest
Slavery, the Slave Trade, and the African Diaspora
U.S. History Pre-1865
B.A. San Francisco State University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Gone to Affrica: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora (in progress).
Los Brazos de Dios: A Plantation Society in the Texas Borderlands, 1821-1865, Louisiana State University Press, 2010.
"Scrambling for Slaves: Captive Sales in Colonial South Carolina," Slavery and Abolition, March 2013.
“Blackbirders and Bozales: The Illegal Slave Trade to Texas in the 1830s,” Civil War History, December 2008.
“A Texas Peasantry?: Black Smallholders in the Texas Sugar Bowl,” Slavery and Abolition, August 2007.
“‘Mexico in his Head’: Slavery and the Texas Border, 1810-1860,” Journal of Social History, Spring 2004.
- North American Slavery
- Free and Unfree Labor
- Colonial America
- Revolutionary America
- Jacksonian America
- The Civil War and Reconstruction
- Baseball in American History
- American Political History
- Historical Methods
Department of History
Oneonta, New York 13820