Arwin Smallwood


Arwin Smallwood
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College of Arts Humanities, Soc Sci

History and Political Science

OtherLeadership and Character / Wake Forest University, Oxford University and The Oxford Character Project
OtherExecutive Leadership Development / Executive Leadership Summit, Hampton University
OtherLeadership Training for Department Chairs / UNC Center for School Leadership Development
OtherLeadership Training for Department Chairs / UNC Center for School Leadership Development
OtherLeadership Academy for Department Chairs / American Council on Education. ACE Emerging Leaders Group
Ph.D.History / The Ohio State University
MAHistory / North Carolina Central University
B.A.Political Science / North Carolina Central University
Bertie Senior High School
OtherChowan University


Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood is Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. He received his BA in Political Science in 1988 and his MA in History in 1990 from North Carolina Central University. He received his Ph.D. in early U.S and African-American history from The Ohio State University in 1997. Dr. Smallwood is a Life member of the American Historical Association, the Southern Historical Association, the Association for the Study of African- American Life and History and the Historical Society of North Carolina. He is the author of several books, articles and archived papers. His research primarily focuses on the relationships between African-Americans, Native-Americans and Europeans in Eastern North Carolina during the Colonial and early Antebellum period. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and fellowships including; the Archie K. Davis Fellowship.

Research Interests

Specialties: Researching and writing on the history of Native Americans, Africans and Europeans in eastern North Carolina and the New World. My fields include: Colonial American, African-American, Native American, Southern and North Carolina History.

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Recent Publications

  • Arwin Smallwood (2013). (Race-Mixing: A Brief History with Maps). (Asian American Literary Review) (Special Issue ) Asian American Literary Review.
  • Arwin Smallwood, Ashley Deluce, Arrianne Daniels, Virginia Society, Library Virginia, University Virginia, Colonial Foundation (2012). (A Guide to the Virginia Colonial Records Project Microfilm Records, Other Manuscripts, and Transcripts Concerning Indians ca. 1600-1800. ). pp. 316. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
  • Arwin Smallwood (2002). (Bertie County: An Eastern Carolina History). pp. 160. Arcadia Publishing.
  • Arwin Smallwood (2001). (Blacks at Bradley: 1897 to 2000). pp. 128. Arcadia Publishing.
  • Arwin Smallwood (1999). (Annual Editions: African-American History). In Rodney Coates, McGraw Hill.
  • Arwin Smallwood (1999). (A Turbulent Voyage: Readings in African American Studies). In Floyd W. Hayes, Collegiate Press.
  • Arwin Smallwood, (1997). (The Atlas of African-American History and Politics: From the Slave Trade to Modern Times). pp. 192. McGraw Hill.