Nathaniel P. Conley

Nathaniel P. Conley


J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5892

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Nathaniel Conley received his Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in May 2018. His research interests are broadly centered on class, labor, and capitalism in the early American republic.  His dissertation, “Frontier Capitalism and Unfree Labor in Middle Appalachia: The Development of Western Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1760-1840” examines the role of free and unfree labor in the social, cultural, and economic development of the borderland between slavery and freedom in the early American republic. 

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Revolutionary and Early National American History

Nathaniel’s teaching interests span early American history and he has taught courses over colonial, revolutionary, early national, and antebellum America.  He has also worked with the African and African American Studies Program to teach African American history.

UNIV 1001: University Perspectives

HIST 1123: Institutions and Ideas of World Civilization II

HIST 2003: History of the American People to 1877

HIST 2013: History of the American People since 1877

AAST 2023: The African American Experience

HIST/AAST 3233: African American History to 1877

HIST 3603: Colonial and Revolutionary America, 1600-1789

HIST 3613: Early National and Antebellum America, 1789-1848

HIST 4893: Senior Capstone Seminar

M.A., Arkansas State University