Photo of Joseph Moore

Dr. Joseph Moore

Department Chair

Associate 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


Classes Taught

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

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 District, South Carolina." in Dresser, Zach and Benhamin Wright, eds., Apocalypse and the Millennium: Providential Religion in the Era of the Civil War. (Baton Rouge, LSU Press, 2013)


Curriculum Vitae