Andrew Diemer earned his PhD from Temple University for his 2011 dissertation, “Black Nativism: African American Politics, Nationalism, and Citizenship in Baltimore and Philadelphia, 1817-1863.” He is currently revising his dissertation for publication as a book.
“Reconstructing Philadelphia: African Americans and Politics in the Post-Civil War North,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (January 2009), 29-58.
Recent Book Reviews:
Review of Hugh Davis, “We Will Be Satisfied With Nothing Less”: The African
American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North During Reconstruction. Ohio
History (2013), 147-148
Review of Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin, Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and
the Battle for Equality in Civil War America. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and
Biography (Jan 2012), 102-103
Review of Davis Bowman Shearer, At the Precipice: Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis. Journal of Military History (April 2011): 634-635.
Recent Lectures and Presentations
“William Still and the Above Ground Politics of the Underground Railroad,” – Interpreting
Black Politics: Seventh Annual New Perspectives in African American History
Conference, University of North Carolina, February 15-16, 2013.
“European Immigration and the Logic of African Colonization: Maryland as a Test Case.” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 28-30, 2011.