Ian Iverson

Nau 296
Office Hours: Fridays, 10:00-12:00

Field & Specialties

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


M.A., University of Virginia (2020)
A.B., Princeton University (2018), Magna Cum Laude


Ian is a third-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 dissertation examines political realignment in Illinois from 1854-1861.

Awards & Honors

Princeton University Department of History Koren Prize

Courses Taught

HIUS 2003: Slavery and Freedom at UVA and in Central Virginia—History and Legacies (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2019)

HIUS 3071: The Coming of the American Civil War (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2019, Fall 2020)

HIUS 2051: American Military History Through 1900 (Teaching Assistant, Spring 2020, Spring 2021)