David Freeman

Associate Professor of History & Religious Studies

Office: 211 Cockefair Hall
Ph: 816-235-5704 x2
Fx: 816-235-5723
Email: freemandf@umkc.edu

Biography

Professor David Freeman is a Dutch Atlantic World historian with an interest in trade. His first book, A Silver River in a Silver World, 1648-1678 (Cambridge, 2018), studies Dutch merchants in Buenos Aires.

Dr. Freeman was born in Minnesota. He earned his B.A. at the University of Minnesota at Duluth and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Emory University. In pursuing his research, he has lived in Buenos Aires, Amsterdam, and Seville. Before joining UMKC, he taught at the University of Georgia and Reinhard College. He teaches courses in History and Religious Studies about Christianity and the Reformation.

Courses

HIST 208, 306A, 307A, 414, 415B, 416R, 432R

Academic Credentials

B.A., History and German, University of Minnesota at Duluth (1990)
M.A./Ph.D., History, Emory University (2002)