Patrick Cecil

Patrick Cecil

Dr. Patrick Cecil

Adjunct Instructor

pwcecil@crimson.ua.edu
Ph.D., The University of Alabama, 2015
M.A., The George Washington University, 2009
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007

Research Interests

  • Colonial America
  • Intercultural Politics
  • Frontier Conflicts
  • Coalition Warfare
  • Historical Geography
  • Sports in the Colonial World

Courses Taught

  • American Civilization to 1865
  • American Civilization since 1865
  • Western Civilization to 1648
  • Western Civilization since 1648

Recent Publications

  • “Shifting Allies, Enemies and Interests: The Fluidity of Coalition Warfare.” In Coalition Warfare: An Anthology of Scholarly Presentations at the Conference on Coalition Warfare at the Royal Danish Defence College, 2011, edited by Niels Bo Poulsen, Kjeld Hald Galster, and Søren Nørby, 16-28. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

Current Projects

  • Currently I am preparing a monograph on the Quaker approach to security in Pennsylvania. As part of this larger project, I am preparing an article manuscript that explores how William Penn perceived security, the factors that influenced him, and how he maintained his approach over the course of his public career.
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