The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas

Robert A. Olwell

Associate ProfessorPh.D., 1991, Johns Hopkins University

Associate Professor of History
Robert A. Olwell


  • Phone: 512-475-7226
  • Office: GAR 3.108
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016 - Tuesdays 11-3
  • Campus Mail Code: B7000


Early Modern British-Atlantic World; American Revolution; Early American South; Slavery and Abolition


Research interests

My research and teaching interests are focused on the eighteenth-century British-Atlantic World and the early American South. Particular subjects of interest are slavery, abolition, the American Revolution, and the British-American Empire.

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