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Sean Condon

Professor and Interim Dean, School of Liberal Arts


Condon is the interim dean of the School of Liberal Arts.


Ph.D, University of Minnesota
B.A., Loyola College, Maryland


  • U.S. History to 1877
  • Survey of Latin American History
  • American Revolution
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Colonial American History
  • Historical Methods
  • History of the Early Republic
  • Senior Research Seminar
  • Environmental History of North America
  • Slavery and Race in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Professional Experience



Recent Publications

Shays’s Rebellion: Authority and Distress in Post-Revolutionary America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

“Recent Scholarship on Slavery and Emancipation in Baltimore,” inMaryland Historical Magazine, 108:1 (Spring, 2013), 471-483.

“The Significance of Group Manumission in Post-Revolutionary Rural Maryland” Slavery and Abolition 32:1 (March, 2011), 75-89.

“John and Caroline Nicols and the Post-Panic Economy of Maryland’s Eastern Shore” Maryland Historical Magazine 105: 3 (Winter, 2010), 335-349.

“The Slaveowner’s Family and Manumission in the Post-Revolutionary Chesapeake Tidewater” in Paths to Freedom: Manumission in the Atlantic World,  ed. Rosemary Brana-Shute and Randy J. Sparks (Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 2009), 339-362.




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