Daniel P. Barr, Ph.D.
University Professor of History (Social Sciences)
412-397-5411 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 469

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Early American History, Kent State University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Slippery Rock University, 1994
  • M.A., History, Slippery Rock University, 1996

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Colonial/Revolutionary America, American Indian history, Civil War, Pennsylvania history, Pittsburgh history, U.S. Military history


  • A Colony Sprung from Hell: Pittsburgh and the Struggle for Authority on the Western Pennsylvania Frontier, 1744-1794. Kent State University Press, 2014.


  • The Boundaries Between Us: Natives and Newcomers on the Frontiers of the Old Northwest Territory.  Kent State University Press, 2006.

    Barr Book Cover

  • Unconquered: The Iroquois Leage at War in Colonial America.  Praeger, 2006.

    Unconquered: The Iroquois League at War in Colonial America

  • "Victory at Kittanning? Re-Evaluating the Impact of Armstrong's Raid on the Seven Years' War in Pennsylvania."  Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (January 2007).
  • "A Road for Warriors: The Western Delawares and the Seven Years' War in Pennsylvania."  Pennsylvania History (Winter 2006).

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Daniel

Fall 2015
  • HIST1100-D
  • -ONLINEIBarr4 (10/17-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • HIST1100-B
  • -ONLINEIBarr2 (08/22-10/16/15)2 Seats
  • HIST1100-J
  • 09:15-10:30 AM T RMBarr1 (08/24-12/12/15)5 Seats
  • HIST1200-A
  • -ONLINEIBarr4 (10/17-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • HIST3100-A
  • 12:15-01:30 PM T RMBarr1 (08/24-12/12/15)6 Seats
  • HIST3850-B
  • -APPTMBarr1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • HIST4803-C1
  • -APPTMBarr1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • SOSC4803-C2
  • -APPTMBarr1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats