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Peter Kolchin

Born: 3-Jun-1943
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American Slavery, 1619-1877

    University: BA History, Columbia University (1964)
    University: PhD, Johns Hopkins University (1970)
    Assistant Professor: History, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1969-75)
    Associate Professor: History, University of New Mexico (1976-85)
    Professor: History, University of Delaware (1985-)

    American Historical Association
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Southern Historical Association President (2014)
    Bancroft Prize 1988
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1979

Author of books:
First Freedom: The Responses of Alabama's Blacks to Emancipation and Reconstruction (1972, history)
Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Russian Serfdom (1987, history)
American Slavery, 1619-1877 (1993, history)
A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth-Century South in Comparative Perspective (2003, history)

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