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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of History

Graduate Student Directory

Erin Holmes

Research: Lived experience of the colonial plantation South; 18th century social and cultural history; sensory history; spatiality; the architectural history, archaeology, and material culture of Virginia and South Carolina in the 17th and early-18th centuries
Education: B.A. History, The College of William and Mary (2011)

Published Articles

  • "The Staircase: Evolution of Design and Use in Elite, Domestic Virginia Architecture, 1607-1812." Honors Thesis, Lyon G. Tyler Department of History, The College of William and Mary.


  • Fairfield Foundation, Archaeological Intern, 2011
  • National Institute of American History and Democracy, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Department of Architectural Research (Dr. Carl. Lounsbury), 2008