Anthony Di Lorenzo

Anthony Di Lorenzo



Office: Crown Center 558

Faculty Advisor: John Donoghue


Dissertation: A Higher Law: Transatlantic Revolution and Antislavery Radicalism in Early America, 1760-1800



PhD Candidate in American History (Major Fields: Early America and Atlantic World), Loyola University Chicago


MA in History/ Teacher Certification Program, (Major Fields: History of Political Thought and Long Civil Rigths Movement), Northeastern Illinois University


BA in Political Science (Social and Political Thought Concentration), DePaul University


University of Iowa (Literature and Cinema) 


Awards and Fellowships


Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2015-2016. 


Gilder Lehrman Research Fellowship, New York, NY, 2015. 


Graduate Scholar-in-Residence, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, 2014-2016. 


Predoctoral Teaching Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2014-2015


Short-Term Research Fellowship, International Center for Jefferson Studies, Monticello and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2014. 


Advanced Doctoral Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago, 2013-2014


American History Education Award, National Society of The Colonial Dames of America, 2011-2012


Teaching Assistantship, Loyola University Chicago, 2009-2012

Publications and Presentations




"Culture Wars in the Early Republic," in Common-place, Intermim Issue 20, February 2014, edited by the American Antiquarian Society, available at


"Dissenting Protestantism as a Language of Revolution in Thomas Paine's Common Sense," in Eighteenth-Century Thought Vol. 4, 2009.pp. 229-276 ISSN 1545-0449.


Select Presentations:


"Transatlantic Radicalism and American Antislavery Politics," The Newberry Colloguium, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, Februrary 18, 2015. 


"A Union of Democrats: The Scottish Political Martyrs and American Popular Politics," Annual Meeting of the British Group of Early American Historians (BGEAH), Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014. 


"French Abolitionism and Democratic-Republican Poltics in the Early American Republic, 1794-1800," Annual Meeting of the Omohundro Inistitute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC), Halifax, Nova Scotia, June, 2014. 


"A Cosmopolitian Moment: American Political Associations and Atlantic Radicalism, 1793-1796," American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Williamsburg, VA. March, 2014. 


"Mirror of Repression: The Treason Trials in Britian and the Polarization of American Poltiics in the 1790s," Annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR), Saint Louis, MO. July, 2013. 



Author: Anthony Di Lorenzo
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