Faculty Bio


Corey Brooks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History


  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania (2003)
  • M.A., University of California, Berkeley (2005)
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (2010)


  • American Civilization
  • Coming of the Civil War
  • The Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Race and Racism in American History
  • American Economic History

Research Interests

  • 19th Century America
  • Slavery and Antislavery Movements
  • American Political History

Recent Publications

  • Robert F. Engs and Corey M. Brooks, eds. Their Patriotic Duty: The Civil War Letters of the Evans Family of Brown County, Ohio, (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007).
  • Corey M. Brooks, “Review of Fugitive Slave on Trial: The Anthony Burns Case and Abolitionist Outrage by Earl M. Maltz,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History (forthcoming).