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Curriculum Vitae

Phillip Frank Reid
305 N. 23rd St.
Wilmington NC  28405  USA
(910) 352-3171
phillipfrankreid@gmail.com

Languages

French (reading strong, translating)
German(reading moderate)

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. with distinction, History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, May 2017. Dissertation title: “A Very Good Sailer: Merchant Ship Technology and the Development of the British Atlantic Empire, 1600—1800.” Advisor: Neil M. Kennedy.

M.A., Maritime History & Nautical Archaeology, East Carolina University, 1998. Thesis title: “The German Barque Peking:  History, Restoration and Interpretation of a Cape Horn Sailing Ship.” Advisor: Michael A. Palmer.

B.A., Humanities & Social Sciences, Hendrix College, 1990.

Scholarly Publications

Sea Venture: The Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600–1800, in progress.

“Conveyance and Commodity: The Ordinary Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600—1800,” in Victoria Barnett-Woods, ed., Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World: Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2019), in progress.

“Notes from a published treatise in an ordinary eighteenth-century shipwright’s journal,” Mariner’s Mirror 104:1 (January 2018), 79—83.

“The Ordinary Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600—1800: A Call for Further Research,” International Journal of Maritime History 29:4 (November 2017), 911—26.

“Something Ventured: The Ordinary Merchantman of the British Atlantic as a Technology of Risk Mitigation, 1600-1800,” Journal of Transport History 38:2 (December 2017), 196—212.

“The Time Machine? Using Replica Analysis to Understand Merchant Ships and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1600-1800,” The Northern Mariner/Le Marin du Nord 26:3 (July 2016), 299—316.

Scholarly Papers and Presentations

“Walking the Walk: Reflections on Doing Maritime History by a True Believer,” East Carolina University Program in Maritime Studies 35th Anniversary Alumni Conference, October 2017

“British Atlantic Merchant Ships, 1600—1800: An Agenda for Further Research,” part of panel, North American Society for Oceanic History Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, May 2017

“The Time Machine? Using Replica Analysis to Understand Merchant Ships, 1600-1800,” part of panel “Post-Mortem on the Sea,” North American Society for Oceanic History Conference, Monterey, California, 2015

Public Presentations

“The Ship IS the Treasure: Why Alexandria’s Eighteenth-Century Ship is Important,” The Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia, October 2017

Academic Awards and Distinctions

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences nominee, Governor-General’s Gold Medal, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Spring 2017

Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2017

John Scholes Transport History Research Essay Prize, International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility, 2016

Recognition of Excellence, School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2016

A.G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship, Memorial University, 2015

Short-Term Research Fellowship, Peabody Essex Museum/Phillips Library, 2015

Clark G. Reynolds Student Paper Award, North American Society for Oceanic History, 2015

Scholarship in the Arts Research Travel Grant, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2015

Graduate Research Fellowship, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2012-2016

Graduate Research Fellowship, East Carolina University, 1996-1998

National Merit Scholarship, Hendrix College, 1986-1987

Positions Held

Teaching Assistant, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of History, 2012-2014

Adjunct Instructor of History, Cape Fear Community College, 2001-2011

Teaching Assistant, East Carolina University, Department of History, 1996-1998

Coordinator of Public Programs, Gaston County Museum of Art & History, Dallas, North Carolina, 1998-2000

Professional Affiliations

American Historical Association

International Maritime History Association

Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture

North American Society for Oceanic History

Society for Nautical Research (UK)

Society for the History of Technology