Faculty Directory

Bradley Bond 

Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Professor

Fields of Study: United States-19th Century

E-mail: bbond@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-9403
Office: Adams 210 

Education: Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1995

Current Research: My current research focuses on the philosophical and aesthetic ideals of southern novelists, poets, scientists, theologians, and polemicists in the Age of the Civil War.  I am also revising two articles about the south in the 1960s: one examines the War on Poverty; the other treats issues of civil rights on a university campus.

Major/Recent Publications:

  • Political Culture in the Nineteenth-Century South (1995)
  • Editor, Mississippi: A Documentary History (2004)
  • Editor, French Colonial Louisiana and the Atlantic World (2005)
  • Co-editor (with James W. Ely), The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Law and Politics (2008) 

Teaching Interests: My primary teaching interests lie in nineteenth-century America and more broadly in the American south.

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 372 History of the American South

Interdisciplinary Affiliations:
Associate Dean, Graduate School