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Robert Crout

Adjunct Professor

Address: Maybank Hall 114
Office Hours: MWF 9-9:50, MW 2-2:30 and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.8102
E-mail: croutr@cofc.edu
Personal Website: http://croutr.people.cofc.edu/


Robert Crout made Charleston his home in January, 2000, moving from Georgia to better research the "Charleston connection" between Lafayette, the man in which most of his research revolves around, and the Holy City.

His dissertation is entitled The Diplomacy of Trade: The Influence of Commercial Considerations on French Involvement in the Angloamerican War of Independence, 1771-1778.

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Education

1977 - Ph.D., University of Georgia


Research Interests

The American and European Revolutions and General Lafayette.


Courses Taught

History surveys


Publications

Dr. Crout has impressive publications to his name, most recently as co-editor of "Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution: Selected Letters and Papers, 1776-1790, Vol. V." He also co-edited books on the papers of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

Dissertation: The Diplomacy of Trade: The Influence of Commercial Considerations on French Involvement in the Angloamerican War of Independence, 1771-1778.