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Charles V. Reed

Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences (History)

Charles V. Reed
Office: 270 Moore Hall
Address: Campus Box 848
(252) 335-3201
Fax: (252) 335-3683
Web: http://www.ReedHistory.net

Charles V. Reed is a historian of modern Britain and the British Empire. He earned his Ph.D. in History (2010) from the University of Maryland, College Park. His current research explores the role of colonial subjects in the making of British-imperial culture and rule in the nineteenth-century British Empire. His first book Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects, and the Making of a British World, 1860-1911 is under contract to Manchester University Press.

Professor Reed is currently the acting list editor and review editor for H-Empire, the H-Net listserv dedicated to the study of empires and colonialism. He is also a participant in the American Historical Association's Tuning Project, president of the North Carolina Association of Historians, and a member of the N-Net Executive Council.

At ECSU, Professor Reed teaches intro-level World Civilization courses and upper-division courses in European and World History.

Spring 2015 Courses:
History of World Civilizations II (GE 141)
History of World Civilizations II Honors (GE 141H)
Research Methods and Historiography (HIST 397)
Special Topics in African History: Mandela's South Africa (HIST 498)

Spring 2015 Office Hours:

Ph.D., University of Maryland (2010)
M.A., Marquette University (2005)
B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University (2003)

Select publications:

Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects, and the Making of a British World, 1860-1911, Studies in Imperialism (Manchester University Press, forthcoming). Under contract.

“Imperial Citizenship in a British World, 1857-2000s” (with Anne Rush), in Routledge Global Citizenship Studies Handbook (Routledge, 2014).

“Imperial Citizenship and the Origins of South African Nationalism,” in Crossing Boundaries: Ethnicity, Race, and National Belonging in a Transnational World, ed. Brian Behnken and Simon Wendt (Lexington Books, 2013).

“Respectable Subjects of the Queen: The Royal Tour of 1901 and Imperial Citizenship in South Africa,” in Britishness, Identity, and Citizenship: The View from Abroad (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2011).

PhD, University of Maryland (2005-2010)