mooreDr. Joseph Moore

Assistant Professor of History

Specializations: Early America, African American History, Atlantic World

(704) 406-4468

jmoore26@gardner-webb.edu

 

Education: Ph.D., M.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; B.A. Anderson University

 

Professor Moore teaches courses examining early America and the Atlantic World, especially regarding issues of race, religion, and slavery. He is the recipient of various grants and fellowships from institutions such as Harvard, Duke, and the Organization for American Historians. His writings have appeared in The New York Times and a variety of books and journals. Dr. Moore is the author of Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution (Oxford University Press).

 

Selected Publications by Dr. Moore

 

Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2015)

"Covenanters and antislavery in the Atlantic world," Slavery & Abolition 34, Iss. 4 (2013): 539-561

"White and Black Millennialism and Providentialism in Antebellum Abbeville Distrct, South Carolina." in Dresser, Zach and Benjamin Wright, eds., Apocalypse and the Millennium:  Providential Religion in the Era of the Civil War. (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2013)

 

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