Dr. Christopher Curtis
Professor of History (date).
B.A., University of South Carolina (1986), M.A., Virginia Tech (1997), Ph.D.,Emory University (2002)
Teaching and Research Interests: Law and Property Rights in the Age of Revolution, English Common Law, Liberalism, Capitalism, Revolutions
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST 3730 Jacksonian America
- HIST 3750 Civil War and Reconstruction
Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
Office: Hawes 110A
Fax: (912) 478-0377
- Jefferson’s Freeholders and the Politics of Ownership in the Old Dominion (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
- “Codification in Virginia: Conway Robinson, John Mercer Patton, and the Politics of Law Reform,” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, (2009): 140-180.
- “Reconsidering Suffrage Reform in the 1829-1830 Virginia Constitutional Convention,” Journal of Southern History, (2008): 89-124.
- “Partus Sequitur Ventrem: Slavery, Property Rights, and the Language of Republicanism in Virginia’s House of Delegates, 1831-1832,” Australian Journal of Legal History, (2000): 93-114.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- Church Property Rights and the Separation of Church and State
- The U.S. Supreme Court during the Nullification Crisis
- Legal History
- The South
- Age of Revolution
Last updated: 9/23/2019