Taber, Robert D
Robert D. Taber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
Office: Taylor Science 209E
- PhD in Latin American History, University of Florida
- MA in Latin American History, University of Florida
- BA (Honors) in History, Brigham Young University
- 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
- 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
- “‘Le Sens Commun’: Atlantic Pathways and Imagination in Saint-Domingue’s Affiches Américaines,” The Latin Americanist 61/4 (December 2017).
- “Navigating Haiti's History: Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution,” History Compass, Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2015, 235-250.
- “Family Formation, Race, and Honor in Colonial Haiti’s Communities, 1670-1789” chapter in French Connections: Cultural Mobility in North America and the Atlantic World, Robert Englebert and Andrew Wegmann, eds., (Louisiana State University Press, November 2020) (invited). *Winner of the Wilson Book Prize*
- (with Charlton Yingling) "Networks, Tastes, and Labor in Free Communities of Color: Transforming the Revolutionary Caribbean" in Taber and Yingling, Free Communities of Color and the Revolutionary Caribbean: Overturning, or Turning Back? (Routledge, March 2018), 1-12.
- "Archives of the Revolution: Toward New Narratives of Haiti and the Revolution," The William & Mary Quarterly, July 2018.
- “Ending World History Part One…in 1763?” Age of Revolutions, December 2022.
- (with Anne Eller) “The Caribbean in the US Survey: Sustaining a Dialogue” Teaching United States History, October 2019.
- “You Can’t Teach the Age of Revolutions Without the Black Intellectual Tradition” Age of Revolutions, January 2019.
- “Rumor and Report in Affiches Américaines: Saint-Domingue’s American Revolution” Age of Revolutions, September 2017.
- “The Mystery of Marie Rose: Family, Politics, and the Origins of the Haitian Revolution” Age of Revolutions, January 2016.