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Justene Grace Hill

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
352 Nau Hall
141 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2015
M.A., Princeton University, 2010
M.A., Florida International University, 2008
B.A., Swarthmore College, 2004
HIST 150: Special Topics in History
Special Topics in History.
HIUS 1501: Introductory Seminar in U.S. History
Credits: 3
Introduces the study of history intended for first- or second-year students. Seminars involve reading, discussing, and writing about different historical topics and periods, and emphasize the enhancement of critical and communication skills. Several seminars are offered each term. Not more than two Introductory Seminars may be counted toward the major in history.
HIUS 2053: American Slavery
Credits: 3
This course will introduce students to the history of slavery in the United Sates.
HIUS 2559: New Course in United States History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of United States history.
HIUS 3651: Afro-American History to 1865
Credits: 3
Studies the history of black Americans from the introduction of slavery in America to the end of the Civil War.
AAS 4080: Thesis
Credits: 3
Second-semester DMP students should enroll in this course to complete their theses.
PAVS 4500: Pavilion Seminar
Credits: 3
The Pavilion Seminars are open, by instructor permission, to 3rd and 4th year students. They are 3-credit, multidisciplinary seminars, focused on big topics and limited to max. 15 students each. For detailed descriptions of current offerings, see http://college.artsandsciences.virginia.edu/PAVS.
HIUS 4501: Seminar in United States History
Credits: 4
The major seminar is a small class (not more than 15 students) intended primarily but not exclusively for history majors who have completed two or more courses relevant to the topic of the seminar. The work of the seminar results primarily in the preparation of a substantial (ca. 25 pp. in standard format) research paper. Some restrictions and prerequisites apply to enrollment. See a history advisor or the director of undergraduate studies.
HIUS 4993: Independent Study in United States History
Credits: 1–3
In exceptional circumstances and with permission of a faculty member any student may undertake a rigorous program of independent study designed to explore a subject not currently being taught or to expand upon regular offerings. Independent Study projects may not be used to replace regularly scheduled classes. Enrollment is open to majors or non-majors. Note: These courses are open only to Human Biology majors.
HIUS 5000: African-American History to 1877
Credits: 3
This course will introduce graduate students to the differing interpretations, methodologies, and analyses of African-American History to 1877.
HIUS 5559: New Course in United States History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of United States history.
HIST 8999: Research in History
Credits: 1–12
For master's essay and other research carried out prior to advancement to candidacy, taken under the supervision of the student's adviser.
HIUS 9036: Tutorial in Capitalism and Slavery
Credits: 3
This graduate tutorial will introduce graduate students to the history and historiography of capitalism and slavery in the United States. Each student will complete a 20-25 page historiographical essay on a topic relevant to their potential dissertation topic.
HIUS 9559: New Course in United States History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of United States history.
HIST 9962: General Exam Preparation
Credits: 3
In this course, students will prepare for the general examination under the guidance of a faculty examiner. During the course, the student will identify relevant readings; complete and review those readings; and explore the larger questions raised by those readings and their fields more generally.
HIST 9964: Master's Essay Revision
Credits: 3
This course is intended for PhD candidates to revise their master's essays for publication under the guidance of a member of the graduate faculty. It is typically taken in first semester of the second year of study.
HIST 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the dissertation director.

Finalist, SHEAR Dissertation Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.

Finalist, Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History, Business History Conference.

Finalist, C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize, Southern Historical Association.