Abraham Gibson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Assistant Chair, History

Abraham Gibson, Ph.D.


Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm and by appointment

Abraham Gibson, Assistant Professor, teaches courses on the history of science, technology, data, and the environment. His first book, Feral Animals in the American South (Cambridge University Press, 2018), examines the social, cultural, and evolutionary consequences of animal domestication in southern history. He has published extensively on a variety of topics, including the origins of globalism as a political concept, the rise of deepfakes and their impact on society, and the environmental impact of American immigration. He has earned fellowships from the Smithsonian Institution, the National Science Foundation, and the U. S. Department of Education, and his work has appeared in Isis, Environmental History, and the Debates in Digital Humanities series.

Research Interests

  • Digital History
  • History of Science

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