Dr. Linda M. Rupert
Office: 2105 MHRA
Ph.D., History, Duke University, 2006
M.A., History, Duke University, 2002
M.A., Sociology & Historical Studies, New School for Social Research, 1988
B.A., Sociology & Latin American Studies, Brandeis University, 1979
Associate Professor, UNC Greensboro, 2013-present
Assistant Professor, UNC Greensboro, 2006-2013
Instructor, Duke University, 2004, 2006
Instructor, North Carolina State University, 2005
- Early modern Atlantic and Caribbean
- Colonial Americas
- Comparative slavery & slave societies
- Historical geography & cartography
- Comparative maritime history
"Fugitives to Freedom: Inter-colonial Marronage, Colonial Rivalries, and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean (working title). Draft book manuscript in progress.
- HIS 207: Globalization, 1400-1750
- HIS 341: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Real Story
- HIS 396: Senior Honors Seminar: The Atlantic World
- HIS 508: The Caribbean: From Conquest to Plantations
- HIS 511C: The Transatlantic Slave Trade
- HIS 710: Atlantic World Colloquium
- HIS 715: The Atlantic Slave Trade
- FMS 151: Map it Out!
- Creolization and Contraband: Curaçao in the Early Modern Atlantic World. University of Georgia Press Early American Places Series, 2012.
- "'Seeking the Water of Baptism': Fugitive Slaves and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean." In Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross, eds., Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850 (NYU Press, 2013).
- "Inter-Colonial Networks and Revolutionary Ferment in Eighteenth-Century Curaçao and Tierra Firme." In Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie, eds., Curaçao in the Age of Revolutions, 1795-1800 (Leiden, the Netherlands: KITLV Press, 2011), 75-96.
- "Marronage, Manumission, and Maritime Trade in the Early Modern Caribbean." Slavery and Abolition 30: 3 (September 2009): 361-82.
- Other publications listed on Vitae.
Selected Awards and Honors
- American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant (2013)
- National Humanities Center Fellowship (2012-2013)
- ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowship (2010)
- J. William Fulbright Faculty Fellowship; Leiden University, the Netherlands (2009)
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend (2008)
- Other awards listed on Vitae.
Links of Interest
- Dutch Atlantic Connections
- Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI)
- Atlantic World Research Network (AWRN)