Stephen Powell

Stephen Powell


  • War, Power, International Affairs


  • PhD Student

Mississippi State University I Starkville, MS

                                   Ph.D. Candidate, 2015-present


                                  Davidson College I Davidson, NC

                                B.A., History, 2008-2012

My dissertation explores how civilian expectations for war-time governance and post-war peace shaped Maryland civilians' responses towards military occupation, emancipation, and the ends of the American Civil War.

“The Postmaster and the General,” Catoctin History Issue 12, (Spring 2014), 18-21.

School of the Holy Child, Rye I Rye, NY

History Department Faculty, 2020-present

  • AP US History and US History (11th grade)
  • AP US Government Politics (12th grade)

History Department Chair, 2021-2023


Whitby School I Greenwich, CT

Individuals and Societies Teacher, 2018-2020

  • International Baccalaureate classes (5th and 7th grades)

Mississippi State University I Starkville, MS

Instructor of Record, Spring 2018

  • HI 1073: US History, 1877 to the Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2015-2017

  • HI 1063: US History to 1877
  • HI 1073: US History, 1877 to the Present

Online Instructor, 2016

  • HI 4303: The Old South
  • HI 4193: Environmental History

Saint James School I Hagerstown, MD

History Teacher, 2012-2015

  • Developing Nations: Modern World History (10th grade)
  • US History (11th grade)

Phi Alpha Theta

2018-2019 Lord Baltimore Fellowship, Maryland Historical Society

Southern Historical Association

Society of Civil War Historians