Anthony Di Lorenzo

Anthony Di Lorenzo

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Discipline: History
Office: Social Science Building Rm. 109
Phone: 912.358.3269
Fax: Not Available


Dr. Di Lorenzo was born and raised in Chicago, working in politics and secondary education before pursuing a Ph.D. in American history. He has held fellowships at Brown University, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; the Gilder-Lehrman Institute, and the International Center for Jefferson Studies. His current book project recovers and analyzes the most radical voices in the early abolitionist movement, tracing the ideological divisions that arose during the Age of Revolution. He has published work in the journals La Révolution française, Eighteenth-Century Thought, and Common-Place, among others.

Research Interests

American Political Thought; Slavery and Abolition; American Revolution; French Revolution; Atlantic History; Radicalism; Long Civil Rights' Movement; Blues


PhD, History - Loyola University Chicago

Awards & Honors

Name: Dissertation of the Year
Organization: Loyola University of Chicago, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Date: 5/1/2016


Title: “Abolition and Republicanism over the Transatlantic Long Term, 1640-1800,”
Publication Date: 12/1/2016
Publisher: Institut d'Histoire de la Révolution
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Anthony Di Lorenzo , John Donoghue,