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Nathaniel Millett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: American History to 1877; World History until 1500; World History from 1500; The Atlantic World; Native American History; Borderlands; Colonial Latin America. Graduate: Readings in Native American History; Readings in Slavery in the Atlantic World; Readings in Atlantic History; Themes and Methods in World History; Graduate Professionalization Seminar.


2003 Ph.D. in History Cambridge University, St. Catharine’s College
1998 B.A./M.A. with Honours in History University of Edinburgh

Publications and Media Placements

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013) 
winner 2011-2013 Alpha Sigma Nu Humanities Book Award
winner 2014 Michael Thomason Best Book Award Gulf South Historical Association
winner 2014 Rembert Patrick Award Florida Historical Society
winner 2014 Florida Book Awards non-fiction category
Peer Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters 
“The Radicalism of the First Seminole War and its Consequences” in Fredrika Teute and Nicole Eustace, eds., Warring for America (Chapel Hill, NC: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture published by the University of North Carolina Press, 2017): 164-201. 
“The Memory of Slavery at Saint Louis University,” American Nineteenth Century History (Winter 2016): 329-50. 
“An Overview of Florida’s Black Past” in Amanda Carlson and Robin Poynor, eds., Africa in Florida (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014): 31-49. 
“Borderlands in the Atlantic World,” Atlantic Studies 10:2(2013): 268-295. 
“Slavery and the War of 1812,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly (Fall 2012): 184-205. 
“An Analysis of the Role of the Study of the African Diaspora within the Field of Atlantic History,” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal(January 2012): 21-32. 
 “Defining Freedom in the Atlantic-Borderlands of the Revolutionary Southeast,” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Fall 2007): 367-394. 
“Britain’s 1814 Occupation of Pensacola and America’s Response: An Episode of the War of 1812 in the Southeastern Borderlands,” Florida Historical Quarterly 84(Fall 2005): 229-55. 
Honors and Awards 
Weatherhead Residential Fellowship, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM, 2016-17 
Fulbright-All Discipline Scholar Award, University College London, UK, 2014-15
Provost Faculty Research Leave Fellowship, Fall 2017 
Mayers Fellowship: Huntington Libray-2016 
Charles H. Watts Memorial Fellow: John Carter Brown Library-2016 
Virginia Historical Society Mellon Research Fellowship-2014 
Innovative Teaching Fellowship. Reinart Center for Teaching Excellence, Saint Louis University, 2012-2013. 
“The Ethnohistory of Indians in the American South.” A NEH Summer Seminar at UNC-Chapel Hill directed by Theda Perdue and Malinda Maynor Lowry. June 10-July 15, 2011 
Harvard University Atlantic World Seminar Research Grant-2007 
University of Florida Latin American Studies Travel Grant-2007