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Albert H. Tillson


Albert H. Tillson

Meet Albert H. Tillson

Professor, History

Education: 1971 George Mason College of the University of Virginia, B.A.
1974 Johns Hopkins University, M.A.
1986 University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: U.S. History to 1877
Latin American History
Age of the Civil War
Comparative Slavery in the Americas
Magic and Witchcraft in the Early Atlantic World
Revolutionary America

Career Specialties: The author of the books Gentry and Common Folk on the Virginia Frontier and Accommodating Revolutions: Virginia's Northern Neck in an Era of Transformations , Professor Tillson specializes in the history of early Virginia.

Professional and Community Activities: Tillson is researching and writing on enslaved and free maritime workers in the Revolutionary and antebellum Chesapeake. He also reviews books frequently for several professional journals. He is a member of the Southern Historical Association, the Virginia Historical Society and the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.