Bradley Dixon

Bradley Dixon

Assistant Professor

(901) 678-3869
(901) 678-2720
Mitchell Hall 122
Office Hours
Fall 2019: Mondays and Wednesdays 2p-3p


Ph.D., University of Texas, 2018

Fields of Interest

Native America, Early America, Atlantic History, Borderlands

Courses taught

U.S. to 1877 (HIST 2010)

Representative Publications 

Dixon, Brad. "'his one Netev ples': The Chowans and the Politics of Indian Petitioning in the
Colonial South." The William & Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., vol. 76, no. 1 (Jan., 2019): 41-74.

Representative Conferences

"The Weight: Native Burdeners and the Entangled Politics of the Early South," American
Society for Ethnohistory Conference, accepted, September 27, 2019

"'Wretched Vassals' and 'True Subjects': Apalachee and Chickahominy Petitioners in a Colonial
World," Rethinking the Practice of Petitioning in the Habsburg and Colonial World,
Harvard University, May 25, 2019


Teaching & Mentorship Committee, History Department

Current projects

Dixon, Bradley. Republic of Indians: Empires of Indigenous Law in the Early American South.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, under contract.