Thomas M. Costa

Tom CostaThomas M. Costa

Department Chair
Professor of History

E-mail: tmc5a@uvawise.edu
Phone: 276.376.4573
Office: Zehmer 219

Education

  • Ph.D. – The College of William and Mary, 1991
  • M.A. – Old Dominion University, 1981
  • B.A. – Old Dominion University, 1976

Courses Taught

  • Western Civilization I and II
  • Colonial America
  • Jefferson’s America
  • Religion in Early America
  • Africa and the Slave Trade

Research Interests

Colonial America, Slavery and the Slave Trade

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, CVC, 1996
  • Buck Henson Student Life Award, 1998, 2006
  • Harrison Distinguished Faculty Award, 2011

Selected Publications

“The Geography of Slavery in Virginia”
http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/