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Associate Professor of African and African American Studies
B.A., Hampton University (2000)
Ph.D., Purdue University (2000)
M.A., Purdue University (2000)
Ph.D., Purdue University (1994)
Ph.D., Purdue University ()
M.A., Purdue University ()
B.A., Hampton University ()
Thavolia Glymph is Associate Professor of History at Duke University in the Departments of African & African American Studies and History and a Faculty Affiliate in the Duke University Population Research Institute (DuPri) and the Program in Women's Studies. Glymph is a historian of the nineteenth century U.S. South specializing in gender and women's history, slavery, emancipation, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. She has published numerous articles and essays and is the author of the prize-winning Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and co-editor of two volumes of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867 (Series 1, Volume 1 and and Series 1, Volume 3). She is currently completing two book projects, Women at War: Race, Gender, and Power in the American Civil War and African American Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War. Her next project is entitled "Playing “Dixie” in Egypt: Civil War Veterans in the Egyptian Army and Transnational Transcripts of Race, Nation, Empire and Citizenship, 1869-1878." Glymph has received research support from the National Institutes of Health for her work on Civil War refugees. She was the 2015 John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor of American Legal History at Duke Law School and is an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and a member of the American Antiquarian Society.
(2015). A New World of Women and a New Language. Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 36 (1), 21-26.
Glymph, T (2015). Mary Elizabeth Massey: Standing with the master class. Civil War History: a journal of the middle period, 61 (4), 412-415.
Thavolia Glymph, (2015). Telling Slavery: Archives of Life and Death, Surveillance and Control. William and Mary Quarterly, 72 (4), 680-680.
Glymph, T (2014). River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Journal of American history (Bloomington, Ind.), 100 (4), 1170-1171.
Glymph, T (2014). Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South. Slavery and Abolition: a journal of slave and post-slave studies, 35 (1), 190-191.
Glymph, T (2013). River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom by Walter Johnson. Journal of American History,
Glymph, T (2013). Rose's War and the Gendered Politics of a Slave Insurgency in the Civil War. Journal of the Civil War Era, 3 501-32.
Various, (2013). W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction: Past and Present. SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly, 112 (3 (Summer)),
Glymph, T (2012). Noncombatant military laborers in the Civil War. Magazine of History: for teachers of history, 26 (2), 25-29.