2020
Alumni (Fellow)

Brian Neumann

H. Eugene Lockhart Family Jefferson Fellow
Chesnee, South Carolina
Degrees:
B.A. Furman University (2013)
M.A. University of Virginia (2017)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2020)
College of Arts & Sciences
History

Bio:

Brian Neumann holds a doctorate in history. His research focuses on the political culture of the antebellum South. His dissertation, entitled “Last Hope of Liberty: Nationalism and Nullification in South Carolina,” examines southern Unionism during the nullification crisis of the 1830s. He received his B.A. from Furman University and his M.A. from the University of Virginia. His work has appeared in The South Carolina Historical Magazine and Southern Studies. He is the managing editor of Essays in History and co-editor of the book 50 Years: Commemorating Desegregation at Furman, 1965-2015.

Thesis Description:

Last Hope of Liberty: Nationalism and Nullification in South Carolina
Neumann’s dissertation, entitled “Last Hope of Liberty: Nationalism and Nullification in South Carolina,” examines southern Unionism during the nullification crisis of the 1830s.

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