William Ramsey

William Ramsey

  • Professor of History, Department of History & Philosophy
  • Faculty, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
LC 375C Carnell Learning Center

Ph.D., Tulane University (1998)



  • Dilemmas. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Press. (2015: 74)
  • The Yamasee War: A Study of Culture, Economy, and Conflict in the Colonial South. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. (2008: 307)


  • 'All & Singular the Slaves': A Demographic Profile of Indian Slavery in Colonial South Carolina. Money, Trade, and Power: The Evolution of a Planter Society in Colonial South Carolina.University of South Carolina Press. (2001: 170-190)


  • 'Something Cloudy in Their Looks': The Origins of the Yamasee War Reconsidered in The Journal of American History. (2003)
  • A Coat for 'Indian Cuffy': Mapping the Boundary between Freedom and Slavery in Colonial South Carolina in South Carolina Historical Magazine. (2002)
  • The Final Contest for the Debatable Land: Fort William and the Frontier Defenses of Colonial Georgia in Georgia Historical Quarterly. (1993)

PROCEEDINGS - Not Refereed (Full Paper)

  • You Say Yemassee, I Say Yamasee: Recasting the Early History of South Carolina in South Carolina Historical Association. (2011)


  • Poetry Reading. Blue Ridge Book Festival. USA, North Carolina. (April, 2016)
  • Ethnicity and the Yamasee Polity in Peace and War. The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina. St. Augustine, Florida. (2015)
  • Fort King George and the Frustration of the Southern Frontier. Southern Historical Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. (2011)
  • 'The Formation of Confederacies in the Era of the Yamasee War.'. Crisis and Conflict in the Early Carolinas, sponsored by the Carolina Low Country and Atlantic World program at the College of Charelston. Charleston, South Carolina. (October, 2010)
  • Keynote Address, You Say Yemassee, I Say Yamasee: Recasting the Early History of South Carolina. South Carolina Historical Association. Columbia, South Carolina. (2010)
  • South Carolina's Forgotten Conflict: New Perspectives on the Yamasee War. Greenwood County Historical Society. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2009)
  • America's Bloodiest Conflict: New Perspectives on the Yamasee War. Lander University's Distinguished Speaker Series. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2008)


  • Publication of Poem in The South Carolina Review (Other Creative Activities). April, South Carolina, 2014.
  • Publication of poem in Beloit Poetry Journal. (Other Creative Activities). April, Maine, 2014.