University of Virginia
Tony Perry is a faculty member at the University of Virginia in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies. Previously, he was a pre-doctoral fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute. He is a scholar of race and the environment, and in his dissertation he researches the environmental history of slavery in antebellum Maryland. His article “In Bondage When Cold was King: The Frigid Terrain of Slavery in Antebellum Maryland” was published in Slavery & Abolition in 2017. Perry received his B.A. from Bowdoin College, his M.A. in American Studies from Purdue University, and his Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Maryland.