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Juliana Barr, Associate Professor

Juliana Barr

Associate Professor Juliana Barr received her M.A. and Ph.D. (1999) in American women’s history from the University of Wisconsin Madison and her B.A. (1988) from the University of Texas at Austin. She joined the Duke University Department of History in 2015 after teaching at Rutgers University and the University of Florida. She specializes in the history of early America, the Spanish Borderlands, American Indians, and women and gender. Her book, Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2007. She is currently at work on a new book, “La Dama Azul (The Lady in Blue): A Southwestern Origin Story for Early America.”

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Office Phone:  (919) 684-3626
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Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • HISTORY 336.01, NORTH AMERICA TO 1760 Synopsis
    Social Sciences 124, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • HISTORY 373.01, AMERICAN INDIANS SINCE 1806 Synopsis
    Languages 211, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Ph.D.University of Wisconsin at Madison1999

American Indian . . • Borderlands--United States • Colonization--History • History • Indians of North America • Indians of North America--Study and teaching--Activity programs • Women and peace

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Barr, J, There's no such thing as "prehistory": What the Longue Durée of caddo and pueblo history tells us about colonial America, The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 74 no. 2 (April, 2017), pp. 203-240, The William and Mary Quarterly [doi]
  2. Barr, J, The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast, The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 74 no. 2 (April, 2017), pp. 365-368
  3. Barr, J, Review of French and Indians in the Heart of North America, 1630-1815 by Robert Englebert and Guillaume Teasdale, eds., Louisiana History (October, 2015), ISSN 0024-6816
  4. Sleeper-Smith, S; Barr, J; O'Brien, JM; Shoemaker, N, Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians (April, 2015), pp. 352 pages, UNC Press Books, ISBN 1469621215  [abs]
  5. Barr, J, Review of Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn, American Historical Review, vol. 120 no. June (2015), pp. 1003-1004

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