Kevin Dawson

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Assistant Professor
School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Office
Phone 
209-756-4512
Location 
COB 390
Research Interests 

Professor Dawson's research considers how members of the African diaspora recreated aspects of their African heritage in the Americas. He has conducted field and archival research in West Africa, Barbados and throughout the United States. His topics of expertise include:

  • Atlantic History
  • Early American History
  • African Diaspora 
Education 
  • Ph.D. in History, 2005 -- University of South Carolina
  • M.A. in History, 2000 -- California State University, Fullerton
  • B.A. in History, 1997 -- California State University, Fullerton
Awards 
2004 -- Ford Dissertation Fellow