Tyson Reeder

Tyson F. Reeder

Assistant Professor
Assistant Editor of Papers of James Madison
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Papers of James Madison
Office location and address
160 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904

A historian of early America andthe Atlantic world, Tyson Reederresearches transimperial commercialnetworks, race and revolution inthe Atlantic, and early U.S. statebuilding. His book, Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolution, is in press with the Universityof Pennsylvania Press. His articleshave appeared in the Journal ofAmerican History and the Journalof the Early Republic. Reeder is therecipient of the 2017 Ralph D. Gray Prize for the best article in the Journal of the Early Republic, the Henry Belin du PontResearch Grant, the Lord BaltimoreFellowship, and the Program in EarlyAmerican Economy and SocietyFellowship. He also won the EmileG. Scholz award at the University ofCalifornia, Davis.Reeder received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis. He is currently working on two book manuscripts: Billey and Jemmey: William Gardner, James Madison, and Quests for Freedom and The Blood of the Innocent: Refugees and the Making of Race in Early America

COLA 1500: College Advising Seminars
Credits: 1
COLA courses are 1-credit seminars capped at 18 first-year students, all of whom are assigned to the instructor as advisees. They are topically focused on an area identified by the faculty member; they also include a significant advising component centered on undergraduate issues (e.g., choosing a major, study abroad opportunities, undergraduate research, etc.). For detailed descriptions see http://college.as.virginia.edu/COLA