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Prof Dr. Jonathan Wells | Humanities Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Jonathan Wells, University of Michigan, United States

Jonathan Wells, Ph.D., is a distinguished Professor of History at the University of Michigan, specializing in African American and 19th-century American history. πŸ“š His research focuses on race, class, and print culture in the South, with award-winning books like “The New York Kidnapping Club” and “Blind No More.” πŸ† He’s contributed extensively to scholarly journals, delivered keynote lectures worldwide, and served in leadership roles within academic associations. 🌍 Known for his engaging teaching style and administrative leadership, he’s received accolades like the New York Library Society Book Award. πŸŽ“ Wells is deeply committed to illuminating the complexities of America’s past.

 

Publication Profile

Education

Jonathan Daniel Wells, Ph.D., is a Professor of History at the University of Michigan, specializing in Afroamerican and African Studies, History, and the Residential College. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in American History from the University of Michigan and his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Florida.

πŸ† Achievements

Wells has authored and edited numerous acclaimed books and articles, such as “The New York Kidnapping Club” and “Blind no More,” receiving prestigious awards like the New York Library Society Book Award. He’s also served on editorial boards and received grants and fellowships for his research

πŸŽ“ Teaching

Nominated for UM’s Golden Apple Award, Wells is praised for his dynamic teaching across a range of courses in American history. He has held leadership positions at various institutions, including Director of the Residential College at UM.

πŸ” Research Focus

Jonathan Daniel Wells, Ph.D., primarily focuses his research on the socio-political dynamics of the nineteenth-century American South. Through his books, articles, and editorial work, he delves into topics such as slavery, race relations, class structures, and the impact of print culture. Wells’ scholarship illuminates the complexities of American history, particularly during pivotal moments like the Civil War era. With a keen eye for interdisciplinary insights and a commitment to historical accuracy, he contributes significantly to our understanding of the past and its enduring effects on contemporary society.

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Jonathan Wells | Humanities Award | Best Researcher Award

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