Gene Smith, Texas Christian University, Chair
“Spanish New Orleans: Crossroads of Empire and Key to New Spain, 1763-1803”
Daniel Velásquez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“‘I am going for a few days over the River into Louisiana’: John Sibley and Early Information Gathering in Louisiana, 1803-1807”
James MacDonald, Northwestern State University.
“William Darby’s Map of the State of Louisiana and the Extension of American Sovereignty over the Neutral Ground”
Jackson Pearson, Texas Christian University.
“West India Slavery, the Royal Navy, and The Troubling Case of Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane, 1807-1823”
Samantha Cavell, Southeastern Louisiana University
Robin Hermann, University of Louisiana at Lafayette