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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
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2017):

  • HISTORY 336.01, NORTH AMERICA TO 1760 Synopsis
    Carr 103, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • HISTORY 355.01, AMERICAN INDIANS TO 1815 Synopsis
    East Duke 204D, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
Teaching (Spring 2018):

  • HISTORY 373.01, AMERICAN INDIANS SINCE 1806 Synopsis
    Carr 114, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    Friedl Bdg 118, M 06:15 PM-08:45 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, The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast, William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 74 no. 2 (April, 2017), pp. 365-368
  2. Juliana Barr, , There's No Such Thing as “Prehistory”: What the Longue Durée of Caddo and Pueblo History Tells Us about Colonial America, William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 74 no. 2 (2017), pp. 203-203 [doi]
  3. 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]
  4. Barr, J; Countryman, E, Contested Spaces of Early America (March, 2014), pp. 426 pages, University of Pennsylvania Press, ISBN 0812245849  [abs]
  5. Juliana Barr, , The Red Continent and the Cant of the Coastline, William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 69 no. 3 (2012), pp. 521-521, ISSN 0043-5597 [doi]

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