John Clinton Harris

John Clinton Harris received his MA from the University of North Alabama in 2015, and joined the Doctoral Program in Transatlantic History at the University of Texas at Arlington later that year. His interests include Early Modern Cartography, Transatlantic Colonial Theory and Method, and the Colonial British West Indies. He is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the Transatlantic Historical Student Organization, and has received numerous awards, including Best Graduate Student of the Year in History (2015), COLA Scholar (2015), and the Phi Alpha Theta award for Best Graduate Paper (2016) for “‘To Keep His Subjects Low:’ A Machiavellian Interpretation of Henry VII.” His most recent project was working with Dr. David LaFevor to digitize endangered archival documents in Catholic archives in Cuba to further the British Library’s commitment to digital humanities.