Dr. Colleen Vasconcellos



(Ph.D., Florida International University, 2004; Assistant Professor)

Atlantic Studies; Caribbean Studies; The African Diaspora; Childhood Studies


Dr. Vasconcellos is currently revising her manuscript “And a Child Shall Lead Them?:  Slavery, Abolition, and Childhood in Jamaica , 1750-1838” for publication with the University of Georgia Press as part of their Early American Places Series. Her first book Girlhood: A Global History, an edited volume of essays on Girlhood in World History with Jennifer Hillman Helgren, was published in 2010 by Rutgers University Press as part of their Series in Childhood Studies.


Office: TLC 3208

Phone: 678-839-6032

Email: cvasconc@westga.edu


Curriculum Vitae




Spring 2014 Course Syllabi and Materials

History 2111H: American History to 1865 (Honors)


History/English 3350: Intro to Africana Studies (Syllabus)

Readings for January 23rd




History 2111: American History to 1865 (hybrid) (Fall 2013)

History 3500W: Jr. Historiography Seminar: The Caribbean (Fall 2013)

HIS 4485/5485: Latin American Women (Spring 2013)

History 2111: American History to 1865 (hybrid) in Newnan (Spring 2013)

History 6685: The Black Atlantic (Fall 2012)

History 2111: American History to 1865 (hybrid) (Summer 2012)

History 4485/5485: Comparative Slavery and Emancipation Website (Spring 2012)

History 4485/5485: History of the Caribbean (Fall 2011)

History 1112: World History Since 1500 (Fall 2011)

History 2302: Methodology (Spring 2010)

History 4413/5413: The Atlantic World (Fall 2010)

History 4485/5485: Abolitionism in the Atlantic World (Fall 2008)

History 4485/5485: Slavery in the Caribbean (Spring 2007)

History 3326W: Colonial Latin America (Spring 2006)