Joshua Morrison

Field & Specialties

19th Century United States
American Slavery
United States and the Arab World


M.A., History, University of Virginia, (expected May 2018)

Thesis: “‘We Have Lived & Loved as Brothers’: Male Friendship at the University of Virginia 1825-1861”


B.A., Williams College, History, Arabic Studies, (2016)

Thesis: “Mary Chesnut’s Reconstruction: Food, Labor, and Domesticity in the Postwar South”

Awards & Honors

Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Virginia (2018)

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, Massachusetts Historical Society (2018)

Robert C. L. Scott Award, Williams College (2016)

Russell H. Bostert Memorial Fellowship, Williams College (2014)

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904


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