Jessica Brodt

Jessica Brodt

Degree Program: PhD

Advisor: Joshua D. Rothman

Research Areas

  • United States History
  • Southern History



  • MA, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2017
  • BA, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2015

Research Interests

  • Southern History
  • History of Enslavement
  • Race and Religion
  • Comparative Slavery and Emancipation

Recent Publications

  • “Christian Missionary Participation in African American Slavery Within the Cherokee Nation, 1791-1839” (master’s thesis, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2017).

Current Projects

  • Assistant Editor, The Great Bend: Background and Formative Period in North Alabama, ed. Thomas Reidy (Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, under contract). Based on Frances C. Roberts, “Background and Formative Period in the Great Bend and Madison County” (PhD diss., The University of Alabama, 1956).