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Dr Amy M Cools

Research Fellow

Department: Humanities

Amy M Cools

History of ideas, African American and United States history (especially antebellum), civil rights movements from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, biographical explorations of extraordinary people, the history of philosophy, issues in ethics and law, and other topics in history, philosophy, and intellectual history.

History of ideas, African American and United States history (especially antebellum), civil rights movements from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, biographical explorations of extraordinary people, the history of philosophy, issues in ethics and law, and other topics in history, philosophy, and intellectual history.

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  • Remaking the republic: black politics and the creation of American citizenship, Cools, A. 3 Apr 2023, In: Intellectual History Review
  • The Failed Promise: Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Cools, A. 3 Apr 2023, In: Slavery & Abolition
  • James McCune Smith Predicted African American Preeminence in U.S. Art and Culture, Cools, A. 5 Nov 2020, In: Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies
  • Roots: Tracing the Family History of James McCune and Malvina Barnett Smith, 1783-1937, Part 1, Cools, A. 2020, In: Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Roots: Tracing the Family History of James McCune and Malvina Barnett Smith, 1783-1937, Part 2, Cools, A. 2020, In: Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Roots: Tracing the Family History of James McCune and Malvina Barnett Smith, 1783-1937, Part 3, Cools, A. 2020, In: Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Current projects: 

The Complete Collected Works of James McCune Smith (ca. 1824-1865)

Nothing Human is Alien to Me: The Life of James McCune Smith (preliminary title)

  • History PhD December 04 2021
  • History of Ideas MSc November 26 2018
  • Philosophy BA January 02 2013
  • Humanities December 01 1999

  • History PhD December 04 2021
  • History of Ideas MSc November 26 2018
  • Philosophy BA January 02 2013
  • Humanities December 01 1999


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