About

Screen Shot 2019-05-12 at 11.47.38 AMJonathan Lande is an American historian, who earned his Ph.D. at Brown University. He was the Brown-Tougaloo Exchange Faculty Fellow, offering courses at Tougaloo College, and the Schwartz Fellow at the New-York Historical Society and the New School. He recently joined the history department at Weber State University.

He is the recipient of numerous awards. In 2019, the Society of American Historians awarded him the Allan Nevins Prize for the best dissertation in American history, and the American Society for Legal History award him the Cromwell Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation in American legal history. He has also received the Southern Historical Association’s Holmes Paper Prize and the African American Intellectual History Society’s Du Bois-Wells Paper Prize. For his courses at Brown and Tougaloo, Brown awarded him the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

He has published articles and reviews in venues such as the Journal of American History, Journal of Southern History,  Journal of Social History, Journal of African American History, and Civil War History. He also contributed to From the Stacks, Muster, and Black Perspectives, the historical blogs of the New-York Historical Society, the Society of Civil War Historians, and the African American Intellectual History Society respectively.