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Florida State University
Department of History
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Tel: 850-644-5888
Fax: 850-644-6402


Allen Morris Professor of History
Florida State University

Dr. Andrew K. Frank is an award-winning author and teacher who has taught and lectured across the country on issues related to Florida, the American South, and Native Americans. He is the author and editor of 10 books and several dozen journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. He has received research grants and fellowships from the American Philosophical Society, American Historical Association, Newberry Library, Huntington Library, and other institutions. For several years, he has also participated in the Florida Humanities Council Speakers Series.

He has also served as an expert witness in legal cases related to Native American culture and as a consultant for museums, historic societies, state/national parks, chambers of commerce, and other organizations.

His newest book was published in 2017. Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami explores and connects the ancient and modern history of Miami. You can order it now.

He is currently finishing two books--one on the history of the Florida Seminole Indians from their origins to the present, and another on the memory of Osceola and its connection to the American abolitionist movement.