mooreDr. Joseph Moore

Assistant Professor of History

Specializations: Early America, African American History, Atlantic World

(704) 406-4468


Education: Ph.D., M.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; B.A. Anderson University


Professor Moore’s work examines early America, especially issues of race, religion and slavery in the US, Scotland, and Ireland. He has held courtesy appointments at the University of Notre Dame and Queens University Belfast, and is the recipient of various grants and fellowships from institutions such as Harvard University, Duke University, and the Organization for American Historians. Dr. Moore teaches courses on Colonial and Revolutionary America, Slavery in the Atlantic, and the American Civil Rights movement.


Selected publications by Dr. Moore


Moore, Joseph S., “Covenanters and antislavery in the Atlantic world,” Slavery & Abolition 34, Iss. 4 (2013): 539-561

Moore, Joseph. “White and Black Millennialism and Providentialism in Antebellum Abbeville District, South Carolina.” in Dresser, Zach and Benjamin Wright, eds., Apocalypse and the Millennium: Providential Religion in the Era of the Civil War. Baton Rouge: LSU Press (2013)

Moore, Joseph S. and Jane G.V. McGaughey, “The Covenanter sensibility across the long Atlantic World,” The Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Vol. 11, No. 2 (June, 2013), 125-134


Curriculum Vitae