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Ph.D., Columbia University
Teaching and Research Interests
19th-century United States, Sectionalism, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Christianity, and slavery and emancipation
April Holm is a historian of the nineteenth century United States with a particular interest in sectionalism, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Christianity, and slavery and emancipation. Her work concerns the intersection of the moral and religious with the political. Her first book, A Kingdom Divided: Evangelicals, Loyalty, and Sectionalism in the Civil War Era will be published by Louisiana State University Press in 2017. Professor Holm received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2010 and spent a year as at Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellow at the New School and The New-York Historical Society. She joined the University of Mississippi in 2011.