credit: Lynn Turiano

Evan Turiano is a History Ph.D. Student at the Graduate Center, CUNY, under the advisement of Dr. James Oakes. He teaches United States History at Queens College, CUNY.

His research examines slave flight, the politics of race and citizenship in the antebellum United States, and the coming of the Civil War. Turiano has presented research at numerous academic conferences, including the annual meetings of the Organization of American Historians and the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. His writing has appeared in Muster: A Blog of the Journal of the Civil War Era and The Activist History Review, and is forthcoming in Race and Ethnicity in America: From Pre-contact to Present (ABC-CLIO, August 2019).

In 2017, he was awarded the Colonial Dames of America Fellowship. Turiano received an M.A. in History from the Graduate Center, CUNY. He lives in Queens, NY.


updated December 2018