Dr. Erica Johnson Edwards

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Dr. Erica Johnson Edwards

Associate Professor of History

Office: FH 204
Phone: 843-661-1497


A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Erica Johnson Edwards specializes in French Revolutionary history and the French Atlantic world. She is author of a monograph, Philanthropy and Race in the Haitian Revolution, part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). She is also co-editor of a volume, The French Revolution and Religion in Global Perspective: Freedom and Faith (Palgrave MacMillan, 2017). She has published articles in the Journal of the Western Society for French History and the Journal of Transnational American Studies. Her research interests include religion and slave revolution in the greater French Caribbean.


PhD, Florida State University, 2012

Courses Taught: 

European History to the French Revolution

The Historian’s Craft

Medieval Europe