University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Faculty - Harvey Amani Whitfield

Professor H Amani Whitfield in a Suit

Harvey Amani Whitfield, Professor

  • Ph.D. Dalhousie University 2003
  • C.V.
Area of expertise

African North American

Contact Information
Email: Harvey Amani Whitfield

Phone: (802) 656-3180

Office Hours, Location and Class Schedule

Harvey Amani Whitfield is a Professor of United States and Canadian history.  His books include, Blacks on the Border: The Black Refugees in British North America, 1815-1860, The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont, 1777-1810, and North to Bondage: Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes.  Most recently, he completed a historiography article about the African Diaspora in Atlantic Canada for Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region.  Whitfield also wrote a book chapter about runaway slaves in the Maritimes as part of a SSHRC funded project about social disorder in early North America.  His current work is a documentary study of slavery in the Maritimes.  In his free time, Whitfield enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter.  He also enjoys exercising and attending church.


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