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Craig Hollander

19th-century U.S. History, the History of Slavery, and Atlantic History

The Johns Hopkins University (PhD, 2013)


Office: 237

Office hours are 3:30 to 6:30 on Thursday afternoons (and by appointment).


Professor Craig Hollander graduated from Columbia University in 2004. He
then received his PhD in 19th-century U.S. history from The Johns Hopkins
University in 2013. Professor Hollander was the recipient of numerous
awards and fellowships during his time in graduate school, including the
Alexander Butler Prize, the Hodson Fellowship in the Humanities, a Doris G.
Quinn Fellowship, a Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, and the Barra Dissertation
Fellowship from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the
University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the TCNJ faculty, Professor
Hollander was the Behrman Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History
at Princeton University. His dissertation, titled *Against a Sea of
Troubles: Slave Trade Suppressionism During the Early Republic*, won both
the 2014 C. Vann Woodward Prize from the Southern Historical Association
and the 2014 SHEAR Dissertation Prize from the Society for Historians of
the Early American Republic. Professor Hollander’s manuscript is under
contract with the University of Pennsylvania Press for publication in the
Early American Studies Series.