Jim Giantino

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Dr. Jim Gigantino serves an Associate Professor and Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of History at the University of Arkansas.

An early American historian who specializes in revolutionary America and the history of slavery, he is the author of The Ragged Road to Abolition:  Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), Slavery and Secession in Arkansas:  A Documentary History (University of Arkansas Press, 2015), and the forthcoming William Livingston’s American Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, October 2018).