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Edward Andrews

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities 122


Ph.D. - The University of New Hampshire

Area(s) of Expertise:

Early American History; Native American History; Atlantic History; Religion; Slavery

Awards and Honors:

Summer Stipend Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship - The Library Company of Philadelphia
Grundy Foundation Fellowship - American Philosophical Society
Norman Fiering Fellowship - The John Carter Brown Library
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship - Massachusetts Historical Society

Selected Publications:

Andrews, Edward. (2013). The Crossings of Occramar Marycoo, or Newport Gardner. Atlantic Biographies: Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World, Eds. Jeffrey A. Fortin and Mark Meuwese. Leiden: Brill.

Andrews, Edward. (2013). Native Apostles: Black and Indian Missionaries in the British Atlantic World. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Andrews, Edward. (2009). Christian Missions and Colonial Empires Reconsidered: A Black Evangelist in West Africa, 1766-1816. The Journal of Church and State, 51 (4), 663-691.

Andrews, Edward. (2007). Creatures of Mimic and Imitation: Black Elections, The Liberty Tree, and the Politicization of African Religious Space in Revolutionary Newport, Rhode Island. The Radical History Review, 99 (Fall ), 121-139.

Recent Presentations:

Andrews, Edward., Protestant Religion, Missions, and Global Networks in the 18th and 19th Centuries , Das Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study , Berlin, Germany , "Native Missionaries and the Problem of Slavery in the British Atlantic World". May, 2014.

Andrews, Edward., Symposium on Port Cities , The World History Association , Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, "Joined in Minds, Joined through Waters: Tranquebar as a Global Protestant Mission Site". March, 2014.

Andrews, Edward., American Society of Church History/the Ecclesiastical History Society , The American Society of Church History/Ecclesiastical History Society , University of Oxford, England, "Cotton Mather’s Other Indian Bible: Tamil Testaments and the Shaping of an Eighteenth Century Global Protestant Community". April, 2013.

Andrews, Edward., American Studies Association Annual Meeting, American Studies Association , San Juan, Puerto Rico , "Native Missionaries in the Anglo-American Atlantic: Cultural Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism ". November, 2012.

Andrews, Edward., American Historical Association Annual Meeting, American Historical Association , Boston, MA, "Indians All? Missionary Encounters in the Early Modern Supra-Atlantic". January, 2011.

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