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Associate Professor of History
(615) 547-1279
Labry Hall, Room 214
The Millard and JJ Oakley School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Dr. Natalie Inman joined Cumberland University in 2010 after receiving her doctorate from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Inman is the author of Brothers and Friends: Kinship in Early America (University of Georgia Press), articles in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly and Journal of East Tennessee History, as well as a chapter in Before the Volunteer State: New Thoughts on Early Tennessee History, 1690-1800 (University of Tennessee Press). Her current research is on the cultural change and power dynamics within cross-cultural marriages between American Indians and Anglo-Americans in Early America. She serves as a consultant for the American Indian Rights event within the Nashville Public Library series on Civil Rights Activism led by Dr. André Churchwell of Vanderbilt University. She has a forthcoming chapter in the book, New Directions in Family History. Dr. Inman maintains a non-profit, Haiti Heart Books, that promotes reading and celebrates Haitian culture. She is also active with organizations that support Haitian education.