Taber, Robert D

Robert Taber

Robert D. Taber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
Office: Taylor Science 209E
Phone: 910-672-2527 profile<>     


  • PhD in Latin American History, University of Florida
  • MA in Latin American History, University of Florida
  • BA (Honors) in History, Brigham Young University

Teaching Courses

  • HIST 110, World History to 1600
  • HIST 210, African American History
  • HIST 350, Latin American History
  • HIST 420, Problems in World History
    • Pirates in the Caribbean
    • Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
    • Atlantic Revolutions

Research Interests

  • Haiti (colonial and revolutionary)
  • Latin America
  • Atlantic World


  • Co-editor with Charlton Yingling, "Free Communities of Color and the Revolutionary Caribbean: Overturning or Turning Back?" Atlantic Studies (in progress).
  • The Haitian Revolution and the Making of the Modern World, manuscript in progress, under contract with Reaktion Books/University of Chicago Press.
Articles, Long Essays, and Book Chapters