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Dr. Mary Draper

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  • History
    Assistant Professor

    Office Location
    O'Donohoe Hall 233
    Office Hours

    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays : 9:00 am to 10:00am

    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:00am to 12:00 pm

    (Also available by appointment)

    Voice: (940) 397-4455
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2020 4083 Revolutionary America Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF 10:00am

    Details Spring 2020 3903 The Writing of History Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    T 3:30pm

    Details Spring 2020 1133 201 American History to 1865 O'Donohoe Hall 103

    MWF 11:00 am

    Details Spring 2020 1133 202 American History to 1865 O'Donohoe Hall 103

    TR 9:30am

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Rice University B.A.
    University of Virginia M.A.
    University of Virginia Ph.D.
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
  • Articles

    The Maritime Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions,Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History, ed. Trevor Burnard (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020).

    “Timbering and Turtling: The Maritime Hinterlands of Early Modern British Caribbean Cities,Early American Studies 15, no. 4 (Fall 2017): 769-800.

    * Honorable Mention, John M. Murrin Prize for best article published in EAS in 2017


    Book Reviews

    Paul Musselwhite, Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019), in Journal of Southern History 86, no. 1 (February 2020): 132-133.

    Molly Warsh, American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700 (Chapel Hill: Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press, 2018), in Reviews in American History Vol. 47, No. 4, (Dec. 2019): 529-533.

    Michele Currie Navakas, Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017), in Environmental History Vol. 24, Issue 2 (April 2019): 411–413.

    Randy J. Sparks, Africans in the Old South: Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic World (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016), in Itinerario 42, no. 3 (Dec. 2018): 567-568.

    Leonardo Marques, The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), in Journal of Southern History 84, no. 2 (May 2018): 442-443.

    Malcolm Gaskill, Between Two Worlds: How the English became American (New York: Basic Books, 2014), in North Carolina Historical Review 94, no. 1 (Jan. 2017): 106-107.


    Selected Other Writing

    “The Man who was Buried Twice,” The Appendix,, October 7, 2014