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Mark Quintanilla

Mark Quintanilla, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Email: mquintanilla@hlg.edu
Phone: 573-629-3029

Brief Bio

Mark Quintanilla has been teaching at Hannibal-LaGrange University since 2004. His fields of emphasis include the Atlantic World, the British Empire, Colonial America, the Caribbean and the African diaspora. Prior to joining the faculty at HLG, he taught at Bloomsburg University and Arizona State University.

Educational Background

  • Post-Doctoral, History Department, The Johns Hopkins University, 1997-1998
  • Ph.D. in History, Arizona State University, 1993
  • M.A. in History, East Carolina University, 1991
  • B.S. in History, Wingate University, 1986

Courses Taught

  • United States History, Colonial to 1877
  • United State History, 1877 to present
  • History of Slavery
  • Colonial American History
  • Atlantic World
  • U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Intro to Government
  • The American Presidency
  • World Geography
  • The Atlantic World (1492-1900)

Selected Reviews, Publications and Seminars

  • "The Web of Trade: Constructing an Eighteenth-Century Irish Atlantic Network," Under forthcoming New Hibernia Review.
  • "Merchant Communities in the Ceded Islands: The Alexander Bartlet & George Campbell Company," International Social Science Review, 79:1 & 2, 2004
  • "The World of Alexander Campbell: An Eighteenth-Century Grenadian Planter," Albion 35: 2,2003
  • "Indentured Servants in Seventeenth-Century Barbados," The Journal of Caribbean History, vol 27:2, 1994
  • Juanita de Barros, Audra Diptee, and David V. Trotman. Beyond Fragmentation: Perspectives on Caribbean History. (Princeton: Marcus Weiner Publishers, 2006). Review Article for The Hispanic American Historical Review. Forthcoming.
  • Susan Amussen, Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society. (Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2007). Review Article for The Historian. Forthcoming.
  • Charles W. Snyder, Liberty and Morality: A Political Biography of Edward Bulwer-Lytton, in American University Studies, vol. 162. Peter Lang: New York, 1995. Review Article for The Historian, vol. 57:2 (1997).
  • "Atlantic History: Soundings," Atlantic History Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 8 August, 2005.
  • "The Movement of People: Mobility and Migration, Recruitment and Resettlement," International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, 1500-1800. Harvard University
  • "Social and Economic History of the Plantation Complex, 1450-1890," National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Faculty Seminar, The John Hopkins University


  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Pi Gamma Mu
  • North American Conference on British Studies
  • Association of Caribbean Historians
  • Virginia Historical Society

Contact Information

Academics Office