Kathleen DuVal

Kathleen DuVal

Kathleen DuVal teaches early American history and American Indian history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research and writing focus on cross-cultural relations in North America. She is the author of The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent (2006) and Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (2015), which considers the revolution from the perspectives of multiple empires and Indian nations along the Gulf Coast and in the Mississippi valley. She is also a coeditor of Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America (2009), a collection of primary sources that shows the diversity of colonial America.


  • American Indians Respond to the Louisiana Purchase
  • Coronado, El Turco, and the Seven Cities of Gold
  • Independence Lost: The Gulf Coast in the American Revolution
  • Indian Intermarriage in Colonial Louisiana
  • Spanish Ambitions and the American Revolution


"Spanish Ambitions in the American Revolution"

This lecture was presented at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, in February 2014.


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