Aiden Daly

Aiden Daly


  • PhD Student


  • Maroon and White Teaching Assistant

I am a PhD student from Clarkstown, New York.  I primarily study the nineteenth century United States, with an emphasis on agriculture and the environment.  My current research focuses on agricultural reform movements in the nineteenth century and the ways in which reformers interacted with antebellum markets and society.

Ph.D, History – Mississippi State, In Progress

M.A., History – Iowa State University, 2022.

B.A., History and Economics – The College of William and Mary, 2020.

Instructor of Record: HI 4313 – The New South, Summer 2023

Teaching Assistant: HI 1173 – World History after 1500, Spring 2023

Teaching Assistant: HI 1073 – U.S. History 1877-present, Fall 2022

19th Century U.S. history

U.S. Agricultural history

U.S. Environmental history

Southern history

Master’s Thesis: Homes for the Industrious in the Garden State of the West: The Illinois Central Railroad's Role in the Economic, Environmental, and Agricultural Development of Illinois, 1850-1861 – advisor, Dr. Jeff Bremer