Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Molly Worthen

Graduate Email: joeblock@live.unc.edu

Education

B.A. (Hons) University of Oxford, 2012
M.St. (Awarded with Distinction), United States History, University of Oxford, 2014

Research Interests

I study African American intellectual history. My dissertation focuses on the ideas that African American intellectuals developed about the Jewish people, between the 1820s and the 1920s.

Courses Offered

  • HIST125: The Social History of Popular Music in Twentieth Century America (TA)
  • HIST127: American History to 1865 (TA)
  • HIST128: American History since 1865 (TA)
  • HIST362: Baseball and American History (TA)
  • Honors Carolina Program, Cape Town, South Africa, Fall 2017 (TA)