Stephen Powell

Stephen Powell

Stephen Powell


Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Ph.D., 2015 to present


Davidson College, Davidson, NC

B.A. in History, 2012

Research Interests

My research focuses on the role of military occupation and the federal government in shaping civilian identity in Maryland towards the end of the American Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction.


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

Honors & Awards

Phi Alpha Theta

2018-2019 Lord Baltimore Fellowship, Maryland Historical Society

Professional Associations

Southern Historical Association

Society of Civil War Historians

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