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Dr. Ashley Parcells

Dr. Ashley Parcells

Assistant Professor of History

Social Sciences

Email address  aparcel@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7217
Office location  Gooding-217

Education

  • Ph.D., History, Emory University (2018)
  • M.A., History, Emory University (2015)
  • B.A., International Studies, University of Washington (2011)
  • B.A., History, University of Washington (2011)

Fields of Study

  • Africa
  • Early and Modern Africa
  • Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • Settler Colonialism
  • Colonialism and Empire
  • Atlantic History and the slave trade
  • Legal History
  • Gender and Sexuality in Africa
  • Oral History
  • Digital Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • The Modern World (HIST 150)
  • South Africa (HIST 350)

Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • "Rural Development, Royal History, and the Struggles for Authority in Early Apartheid Zululand, 1951-1954," Journal of African History (forthcoming 2018)
  • Mellon Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Agnes Scott College, 2017-2018   
  • Mellon Digital Publishing Fellowship, Bill & Carol Fox                           Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, (declined), 2017-2018
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Bill & Carol Fox                       Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, (declined), 2017-2018
  • Dean's Teaching Fellowship, Emory University, (declined), 2017-2018)
  • Graduate Student Prize, Institute of African Studies, Emory University, 2017
  • Mathews Prize for Dissertation Research, Department of History, Emory University, 2015
  • Social Science Research Council                                          Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, 2014
  • Summer Foreign Language Areas Studies (FLAS) Fellowship University of Kansas African Studies Center, 2014
  • Research Grant                                                                                Professional Development and Support Fund, Emory University, 2013, 2015