William L. Barney

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462 Hamilton Hall
CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
919.962.5584 (phone)

MA Columbia University, 1965
PhD Columbia University, 1971

Research Interests

Professor Barney’s research focuses on the nineteenth-century U.S., especially the antebellum South. He is currently researching a book on the cultural and economic politics of secession.

Some Notable Publications

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

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

  • HIST 127—United States History to 1865
  • HIST 128—United States History Since 1865
  • HIST 565—Civil War and Reconstruction, 1848–1877
  • HIST 834—The Middle Period, 1815–1860
  • HIST 840—Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860–1876
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