Anthony E. Guidone

Anthony E. Guidone

Anthony E. Guidone

Graduate Research Assistant

18th Century History, 19th Century History, Global History, Social History, Cultural History

Anthony Guidone is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at George Mason University. He focuses on 18th and 19th century U.S. History with a concentration in public history. His dissertation examines the cultural impact of global trade in Salem, Massachusetts, from 1790-1815. Anthony currently works as a research assistant for the Center for Mason Legacies, an interdisciplinary research center on George Mason University's campus. The Center for Mason Legacies is dedicated to exploring untold stories of how George Mason IV, and his family, impacted crucial aspects of American development, such as westward expansion and slavery, while also creating foundational texts for American rights. Anthony's public history experience includes a curatorial internship at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and research for the Center for Mason Legacies' memorial to the enslaved peoples of George Mason IV. This memorial was erected on George Mason University's campus in 2021.

Selected Publications

“For The Mission or ‘For All the People?’: George Mason College’s Response to Civil Rights Investigations, 1969-1971,” Black Lives Next Door: George Mason & Northern Virginia in an Age of Disparity & Opportunity (summer 2021), https://silverbox.gmu.edu/legacy/s/blnd/page/forthemissionorforallthepeople

“The .7%: Black Students at George Mason College,” Black Lives Next Door: George Mason & Northern Virginia in an Age of Disparity & Opportunity (summer 2021), https://silverbox.gmu.edu/legacy/s/blnd/page/the-point-seven-percent (co-author).

“Enslaver, Investor, & Failed Progenitor: Richard Chichester Mason and the Legacies of Slavery in Fairfax County, Virginia, 1792-1865,” The Mason Family Papers: Digital Edition (spring 2020), https://silverbox.gmu.edu/legacy/s/masonfamilypapers/page/whowasrcmason

Digital tool review of Scripto in Early Modern Digital Review vol. 3, no. 2, 2020. Cross-published in Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme, vol. 43, no. 2, 2020: Special issue: Transformative Translations in Early Modern Britain and France, pg. 343-346.

Grants and Fellowships

Dissertation Scholar Fellowship, George Mason University Provost Office, 2021-2022

Summer Research Fellowship, George Mason University Provost Office, 2019, 2020, 2022

Cosmos Scholar Research Award, Cosmos Club Foundation, 2019

Education

MA, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2016

BA, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL, 2014