History of Slavery
Jul 26, 2022
Dr. Marcus P. Nevius
History of Slavery

Dr. Marcus P. Nevius is an associate professor at the University of Rhode Island where he teaches courses in the history of slavery, the revolution, confederation, and early republican periods in the early United States; and, in the history of African Americans in the early American republic.


He is the author of articles including "New Histories of Marronage in the Anglo-Atlantic World and Early America," published in History Compass; "Global Warfare, Conspiracy Scares, and Slave Revolts in a World of Fear," Review of Books, published in the William and Mary Quarterly; and the book City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Marronage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1856 (Georgia, 2020).


He is the recipient of research fellowships granted by the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan; the Special Collections Research Center of the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary; the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon; and, the Virginia Museum of History and Culture. Dr. Nevius holds a B.A. and M.A. in history from North Carolina Central University, and a Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University.