Julie Roy Jeffrey

Professor of History

Van Meter 165


B.A., Harvard University, 1962

Ph.D.,  Rice University, 1972

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

19th-Century American Reform, especially Abolitionism, Religion, Gender

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

 "American Abolitionist Women and the Dissenting Tradition," in Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (eds.) Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865 (Oxford University Press, 2011). 

Abolitionists Remember: The Second Battle Against Slavery. University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

With Peter Frederick, American History in a Box, 2 vols. Longman Publishers, 2002, 2008.

The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the Abolitionist Movement. University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

John Adams (Fulbright) Chair in American History, Utrecht, Netherlands, spring 2006.

Honorable Mention, the Frederick Douglass Prize, Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University, and Choice Award for Academic Book of Excellence, for The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism,  1999.

Fulbright Chair in American Studies, Odense University, 1999-2000