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Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor
Department of History

Kathleen DuVal earned her Ph.D. in history at the University of California-Davis, and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she is a Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor. Her most recent book is Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Random House, 2015), which tells the history of the Spanish in the American Revolution. She is also the author of The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent (Penn Press, 2006) and co-editor of Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America (Rowman and Littlefield, 2009). DuVal is currently writing a book on Native dominance of North America from the eleventh to nineteenth centuries.

Course: HIST 561, “The American Colonial Experience” (to count for the LTNO minor, final paper must focus on Spanish colonial topic)