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 current project examines the formation of the Republican Party in Illinois through the beginning of the Civil War.

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)

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