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Sarah Donovan

Ph.D. Student (ABD)

Advisor: Dr. Josh Piker
email: [[sfdonovan]]
Current Research: Early American Frontier, British/Irish Atlantic World, Extralegal Violence

Sarah Donovan received her B.A. in History from Lycoming College in 2017, an M.A. in History from SUNY Brockport in 2019, and an M.A. in History from William and Mary in 2020. Sarah also has experience in public history as a historical interpreter at the Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford, NY and as the 2019-2020 digital apprentice for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture in support of the Georgian Papers Programme. Sarah’s research focuses on questions of identity and violence in colonial and revolutionary America. Her current project examines transatlantic and gendered traditions of violence both along the Early American frontier and in Early Modern Ireland during the first half of the eighteenth century.