History Faculty — Dr. James Rice
- Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1994.
- B.A., Colorado College, 1985.
- Early America.
- Atlantic history.
- Native America/First Nations.
- Historical methodology.
- Native America: An Environmental History (book in progress).
- The Powhatan Uprising of 1622
- "Bacon's Rebellion in Indian Country." Forthcoming in the Journal of American History.
- “Beyond the ‘Ecological Indian’ and the ‘Columbian Exchange’: Contemporary Writing on Native Americans and the Environment.” Forthcoming in History Compass.
- Tales from a Revolution: Bacon's Rebellion and the Transformation of Early America (Oxford University Press, 2012; Audiobook and paperback editions, 2013). History Book Club and BOMC2 selection.
- “Environment,” in Karen Kupperman, ed., American Centuries: The Ideas, Issues, and Trends that Made U.S. History, Volume One: The Sixteenth Century (MTM Publishing, 2011).
- “Environment,” in John Demos, ed., American Centuries: The Ideas, Issues, and Trends that Made U.S. History, Volume Two: The Seventeenth Century (MTM Publishing, 2011).
- “Into the Gap: Ethnohistorians, Environmental History, and the Native South.” Native South (2011).
- Nature and History in the Potomac Country: From Hunters and Gatherers to the Age of Jefferson (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009).
- "Introduction," in Voices from Colonial America: Maryland, 1634-1776, by Robin Doak (National Geographic, 2007) (historical consultant for the volume).
- "Escape from Tsenacommacah: Chesapeake Algonquians and the Powhatan Menace, 1300-1624," in Peter Mancall, ed., The Atlantic World and Virginia (UNC Press, 2007).
- "Evangelicals and the Invention of Community in Western Maryland," Maryland Historical Magazine 101 (Spring 2006), 26-54.
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