Ted Maris-Wolf

interim VP of Research at Colonial Williamsburg

PhD received: 2011
Dissertation Title: Liberty, Bondage, and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Free Black Expulsion Law and Self-Enslavement in Virginia, 1806–1864
MA received: 2002
Thesis Title: Between Slavery and Freedom: African Americans in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1863

Awards, Fellowships and Publications
  • received the Thatcher Prize for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Study from the College of William & Mary (2011)
  • 2014 George & Ann Richards Prize for his article "'Of Blood and Treasure': Recaptive Africans & the Politics of Slave Trade Suppression" published in the Journal of the Civil War Era.
  • Family Bonds: Free Blacks & Re-enslavement in Antebellum Virginia