Kathleen DuVal

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Associate Professor

466 Hamilton Hall
CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
919.962.5545 (phone)


BA Stanford University, 1992
PhD University of California, Davis, 2001

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Kathleen DuVal’s research focuses on early America, particularly cross-cultural relations on North American borderlands. She researches and writes about how various American Indian, European, and African men and women interacted from the sixteenth through early nineteenth centuries. She is currently writing a book on the American Revolution on the Gulf Coast titled “Independence Lost.”

Some Notable Publications

  • Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America, co-edited with John DuVal (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009)
  • The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent (Early American Studies Series, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)
  • “Indian Intermarriage and Métissage in Colonial Louisiana,” William and Mary Quarterly 65 (April 2008), 267–304
  • “Cross-Cultural Crime and Osage Justice in the Western Mississippi Valley,” Ethnohistory (Fall 2007), 697–722
  • “Debating Identity, Sovereignty, and Civilization: The Arkansas Valley after the Louisiana Purchase,” Journal of the Early Republic (Spring 2006), 25–59

Graduate Students Advised by Kathleen DuVal

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.

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