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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.”

Contact Info:
Office Location:  211 Classroom Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 684-3014
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2023):

  • HISTORY 355.01, AMERICAN INDIANS TO 1815 Synopsis
    East Duke 204D, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Ph.D.University of Wisconsin - 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, Radical Cartographies: Participatory Mapmaking from Latin America. BjørnSletto, JoeBryan, AlfredoWagner, and CharlesHale, eds. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2020. 242 pp., The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, vol. 26 no. 2 (June, 2021), pp. 354-355, WILEY [doi]
  2. Barr, J, Los Adaes, the First Capital of Spanish Texas, Journal of Southern History, vol. 87 no. 3 (2021), pp. 517-518
  3. Barr, J, Radical Cartographies: Participatory Mapmaking from Latin America, The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, vol. 26 no. 2 (2021), pp. 354-355
  4. Barr, J, Scaling Time in Pursuit of Native Sovereignty in American History, The Sixteenth Century Journal, vol. 49 no. 2 (2018), pp. 447-450
  5. Barr, J, "There's No Such Thing as 'Prehistory': What the Longue Duree 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]

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