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Dr. Loren Schweninger
Professor Emeritus of History
Elizabeth Rosenthal Excellence Professor

Contact Information

Email: llschwen@uncg.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972
M.A., University of Colorado, 1966
B.A., University of Colorado, 1962

Teaching Experience

Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012
Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1986-2012
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1978-86
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1973-78
Instructor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1971-73
Instructor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1970-71

Research Interests

My research interests include Race and Slavery in the United States, African American History, the Nineteeth Century South, and Documentary History. For the Race and Slavery Petitions Project, launched in 1991, see http://library.uncg.edu/slavery_petitions).

Recent Publications

Schweninger Book Schweninger Book Schweninger Book
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Awards and Honors

  • OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • Research Grants for Race and Slavery Petitions Project: National Historical Publications and Records Commission [NHPRC], 1991-2005; Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, 1997-2005; National Endowment for the Humanities [NEH], 1997-2009
  • Lincoln Prize, with John Hope Franklin, for Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation, 2000
  • Research Excellence Award, UNCG, 2002
  • Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 2007

Links of Interest

Race and Slavery Petitions Project

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