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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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About Me

Kathleen DuVal is Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor in the History Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She earned her Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Davis, and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at UNC. She is a specialist in early North American and American Indian history. She is the author of Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Random House, 2015) and The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent (Penn Press, 2006) and co-editor of Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America (Rowman and Littlefield, 2009). She has published in the New York Times, William and Mary Quarterly, Ethnohistory, Journal of the Early Republic, Early American Studies, and the Arkansas Historical Quarterly and regularly reviews books for the Wall Street Journal. She is currently writing a book on Native dominance of North America from the eleventh to nineteenth centuries with the help of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Recent Publications

Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Random House, 2015)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Pre-17th century, 17th century, 18th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, Colonialism, Gender, Indigenous Peoples, Women