Charles V. Reed
Charles V. Reed

Charles V.  Reed

Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences (History)
333  Willie and Jacqueline Gilchrist Education and Psychology Complex
Campus Box 848
Phone: (252)335-3201
Fax: (252)335-3683



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 will be published in the acclaimed Studies in Imperialism series at 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, a past 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.

Fall 2015 Courses:
History of World Civilizations II (GE 141)
History of the Middle East (HIST 475)
Introduction to History (HIST 200)

Fall 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, 2016). “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)