Edward E. Baptist
United States history; history of slavery; history of capitalism
Current Research Interest
Building a database of runaway slave advertisements; researching history of surveillance and control of African American movement in the United States
Organization of American History Avery O. Craven Award
Sidney Hillman Book Prize
National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Projects Start-Up Grant
Baptist, Edward E. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. New York: Basic Books, 2014.
Baptist, Edward E. “The Whipping Machine.” In Slavery’s Capitalism, edited by Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Cornell Research Website Article
Slavery and Today's Policing
Cornell Research Website Video
Communicating Slavery's Relevance Today