Dr. Christopher A. Blackburn
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Department of History & Government
Monroe, LA 71209-0360
Title: Professor of History, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Auburn University: Ph.D. (1996).
Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski:
Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Sklodowska:
Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski:
Selected Honors and Awards:
2004-07: William R. Hammond Professorship in Liberal Arts (
2003: Outstanding Honors Faculty (
2002: Outstanding Honors Faculty (
2001: Oustanding Professor in the
2000: Outstanding Honors Faculty (
1999: Outstanding Honors Faculty (
1998: Summer Teacher's Institute Grant (
1995-96: W.C. Bradley Award for Achievement in the Humanities (
1995-96: Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence (
1994-95: J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship (Full Research Grant to
1993-94: American Council of Learned Societies (East European Travel Grant).
1991-92: Kosciuszko Foundation Domestic Scholarship.
Napoleon and the Szlachta.
"Marriage, Inheritance, and Family Discord: French Elite and the Transformation of the Polish Szlachta," World History Review, 3 (2004), 2-20.
"War and Society in Napoleonic Poland," Consortium on Revolutionary
"Napoleon Bonaparte," Louisiana Purchase/La Cession de la
"The Polish Peasantry in the Late 18th Century," Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850: Selected Papers, 2001, (
"Serfs Without Serfdom: Napoleon's Polish Experiment," Napoleonic Scholarship: The Journal of the International Napoleonic Society, 3 (1999), 33-40.
"Reform or Renewal?: The Impact of the Napoleonic State on the Provencial Society of the Department Lubelski," Annales: Universitatis Mariae Curie-Sklodowska, Sectio F, vol. L (1995), 133-156.
"Poles in the Confederacy? Who Let'em In!: The
"Prince Poniatowski finds an Army: West Galician Attitudes in 1809," 22nd Proceedings of the Consortium on Revolutionary
"Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817)," in Historic World Leaders. ed. Anne Commire. (Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc., 1994), 2: 739-743.
Selected Professional Presentations:
“Napoleonic Constitutionalism in the Duchy of Warsaw,” Consortium on theRevolutionary Era, 1750-1850,
“Jean-Pierre Norblin’s Account of Life in Partitioned
Poland,” Conference of the North Louisiana
Collegium of Historical Studies,
"Society & Culture in Napoleonic
Europe," An Evening with Napoleon,
"War and Society in Napoleonic
"The Polish Peasantry in The Late 18th Century," Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850,
"Domestic Violence and the Enlightenment: New Perspectives on Spousal Abuse in Eighteenth-Century
"Defending the Patrimony: Polish Elites and the Code Napoleon," Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850,
"Divorcing Tradition: Szlachta Family Discord in Late Eighteenth Century
"Recasting the Szlachta Family: The Impact of French Elite Culture East of the Vistula, 1750-1815," Western Society for French History,
"A Society in Crisis: The Role of Napoleonic Constitutionalism in Recasting the Provencial Society of the Department Lubelski," Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1789-1850,
"Continuity Through Change: The Impact of the Napoleonic Era on the Elite Society of Lubelszczyzna," Polish Fulbright Commission Lecture,
"The Domination of an Ally: Napoleonic Repression of the Duchy of
"`He Will Never Create Anything Durable:' Napoleon's Repression of Polish National Aspirations," Western Society for French History,
"Prince Poniatowski Finds an Army: West Galician Attitudes in 1809," Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850,
"Polish Responses to Napoleonic Propaganda, 1806-1807," Western Society for French History,