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Sean R. Busick <email@example.com>
Athens State Univeristy
|Address:||Athens State University
Athens, Alabama 42301
|List Affiliations:||Former Review Editor for H-Pol
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Ph.D. History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2001
Dissertation: "’A Sober Desire for History’: William Gilmore Simms as
Committee: Clyde Wilson, Mark Smith, Owen Connelly, Keen
Butterworth, and Dan Carter
Areas of Concentration: Colonial America, U.S. 1789-1877, Modern
Europe, and Southern Literature
M.A. History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1995
Thesis: "South Carolinians' Reactions to the European Revolutions of 1848"
B.A. History and Political Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, December 1992
‘A Sober Desire for History’: William Gilmore Simms as Historian (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2005).
Edited and introduced, The Cassique of Kiawah, by William Gilmore Simms, (The History Press, 2005).
Editor, with H. Lee Cheek, The “Patrick Henry” v. “Onslow” Debate (Lexington Books, forthcoming).
“Frederick Douglass and Franklin Pierce.” In The World of Frederick Douglass. Edited by Paul Finkleman (forthcoming from Oxford Univ. Press).
“Franklin Pierce, Northern Conservatism, and the Civil War.” In Franklin Pierce: Bicentennial Essays. Edited by Michael Connolly (forthcoming from U. of MO Press).
"Did the American Revolution weaken slavery in the new United States?" In History in Dispute: Slavery in the Western Hemisphere. Edited by Mark Malvasi (Gale, 2004).
“Were slaves in the United States healthy?” In History in Dispute: Slavery in the Western Hemisphere. Edited by Mark Malvasi (Gale, 2004).
"Did slaves control the rhythm and pace of work?" In History in Dispute: Slavery in the Western Hemisphere. Edited by Mark Malvasi (Gale, 2004).