Ian Iverson

Field & Specialties

19th Century United States
American Civil War
Political History
Slavery & Emancipation


A.B., Princeton University (2018), Magna Cum Laude


Ian is a first-year graduate student from Northfield, Minnesota. He specializes in nineteenth-century American political history. 


“‘Egypt’ and Emancipation: An Exploration of Political Partisanship in Wartime Illinois” Chicago Journal of History, Winter 2018.

Current Research

Ian's current project examines the formation of the Republican Party in Illinois prior to the presidential election of 1856. 

Awards & Honors

Princeton University Department of History Koren Prize