Justene Hill Edwards
Assistant Professor434-924-6967 firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday, 11am - 1pm
Field & Specialties
U.S. Economic History
American Legal History
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2015
M.A., Princeton University, 2010
M.A., Florida International University, 2008
B.A., Swarthmore College, 2004
Justene Hill Edwards is a scholar of African-American history, specializing in the history of slavery in the United States. Her book project, Black Markets: The Slaves’ Economy and Plantation Capitalism in South Carolina, interrogates the relationship between slave economies and plantation capitalism in South Carolina between the American Revolution and the Civil War.
Awards & Honors
Finalist, SHEAR Dissertation Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
Finalist, Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History, Business History Conference.
Finalist, C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize, Southern Historical Association.
HIUS 1501: American Slavery and the Law
HIUS 3651: African-American History to 1865
HIUS 2559: American Slavery
HIUS 4501: Capitalism and Slavery