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Abrams

Abrams, Andrew
Ph. D. Student
Advisor: Simon Middleton
Email: [[aabrams]]
Current Research: Atlantic World, Political Economy, History of Science

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Bailey, Hannah
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Brett Rushforth
Current Research: French Atlantic, Comparative and Transnational, Race and Ethnicity

Baker

Baker, Shannon
M. A. Student
advisor: Carol Sheriff
Current Research: Civil War Memory, African American History, Public History

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Bell, Frances
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Hannah Rosen
email: [[frbell]]
Current Research: Atlantic World, Diaspora and Migration, Slavery and Abolition

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe, Avonlea
M. A. Student
advisor: Paul Mapp
Email: [[acbowthorpe]]
Current Research: Atlantic World, Gender and Sexuality, Labor and Unfreedom

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Boyce, Kathleen (Katie)
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Adrienne Petty
email: [[klboyce]]
Current Research: History of Sports & Leisure, Environmental History

Brabble

Brabble, Jessica
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Melvin Ely
Current Research: American South; Popular Culture; Eugenics and Disability
Email: [[jmbrabble]]

Case

Case, Timothy
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Dr. Melvin Ely
Email: [[tacase]]
Current Research: Civil War/Emancipation Memory, African American History, Spatial History

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Chrysanthis, Thalia
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Chris Grasso
Email: [[tchrysanthis]]
Current Research: United States, Legal History, Women and Gender

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Conner, G. Jasper
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Melvin P. Ely
Current Research: Disability, African American, Modern US
Website: gjasperconner.com

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Donovan, Sarah
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Josh Piker
email: [[sfdonovan]]
Current Research: Early American Frontier, British/Irish Atlantic World, Extralegal Violence

Estricher

Estreicher, Justin
Ph. D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Andrew Fisher
Email: [[jtestreicher]]
Current Research: United States, Native American/Indigenous Peoples, Cultural/Intellectual

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Garrison, Taylor M.
Ph.D. Student
advisor: Hannah Rosen
Current Research: Early America, Gender and Women, Family

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Goldberger, Tyler J.
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Hiroshi Kitamura
email: [[tjgoldberger]]
Current Research: Historical memory, America in the World, transnationalism and human rights
Website: tylergoldberger.com

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Gruntner, Holly
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[hlgruntner]]
Current Research: Early America, Science, Labor

Haddad

Haddad, Samantha (Sam)
Ph.D. Student
advisor: Dr. Leisa Meyer
Email: [[srhaddad]]
Current Research: Ireland/Irish America, Women/LGTBQ, Nationalism/Republicanism, Transnational Social Movements

Hardin

Hardin, Jenna
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Kathrin Levitan
Current Research: British Atlantic World, Early America, Emotion & Identity

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Haygood, Tamia
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Hannah Rosen
Email: tkhaygood@email.wm.edu

Holzer

Holzer, Dylan
M. A. Student
Advisor: Jeremy Pope
Email: [[dholzer]]
Current Research: Ancient to Early Modern West Africa, Atlantic World, Labor and Social

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Jockel, Joan
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
advisor: Karin Wulf
Current Research: British Atlantic, Gender and Sexuality, Race

Lee

Lee, Travis
Ph. D. Student
advisor: Andrew Fisher
Email: [[thlee02]]
Current Research: Early America, America in the World, Social/Cultural

Looff

Looff, Kathryn
M. A. Student
advisor: Paul Mapp
Current Research: Early America, Atlantic World, Cultural and Social History

Ali Macdonald

Macdonald, Alexandra M.
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Nicholas S. Popper
Email: [[ammacdonald]]
Current Research: Material Culture, Knowledge, Time & Temporality, Atlantic World
Website: http://alexandrammacdonald.com/

Magness

Magness, Emily Dixon
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Joshua Piker
email: [[edmagness]]
Current Research: Gender and Sexuality, Native American/Indigenous Peoples, Early America

McCall

McCall, Sidney Rose
Ph. D. Student
advisor: Jody Allen
Email: [[srmccall01]]
Current Research: Slavery & Abolition, Black Environmental Memory, Ecosystems of White Supremacy
Website: https://www.instagram.com/rosecolored_scholar/

mccullough

McCullough, Morgan
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[mtmccullough]]
Current Research: Early America, Bodies, Women

Merriman

Merriman, Jennifer
M. A. Student
advisor: Nicholas Popper
Current Research: Cultural/Intellectual, Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Germany

Miralles Bianconi

Miralles Bianconi, Micaela
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Dr. Fabricio Prado
email: [[mmirallesbianc]]
Current Research: Atlantic History- Latin American History- Rio de la Plata

Jen Motter

Motter, Jennifer
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
Email: [[jamotter]]
Current Research: Early Modern Dutch Empire, Atlantic World, History of Knowledge

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Mulligan, Mark
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Christopher Grasso
Email: [[mmulligan]]
Current Research: History of Religion, Early Modern Atlantic, Early New England

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Oxford, Mitchell Edward
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Christopher Grasso
email: [[meoxford]]
Current Research: American Religion; Atlantic world; Catholicism in the Americas

Pellissier

Pellissier, Marie
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[mapellissier]]
Current Research: Early America, Food History, Memory & Public History

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Powell, Anne
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[acpowell]]
Current Research: early America, colonial New England, history of religion

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Schwartz, Kaila Knight
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Karin Wulf
email: [[kkschwartz]]
Current Research: Early America, children and the family, New England

Slattery

Slattery, Samuel
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Paul Mapp
Email: [[saslattery]]
Current Research: Early American History, Security History, History of Democracy

Emily Sneff

Sneff, Emily
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[ejsneff]]
Current Research: Early America, Book History
website: emilysneff.com

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Telling, Katy
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Dr. Karin Wulf
email: [[kstelling]]
Current Research: 18th/17th c. Women/Gender; Early American Religions; Colonial South

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Tonat, Ian
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Joshua Piker
email: [[ietonat]]
Current Research: Native American / Indigenous Peoples, Early America, North American West

Toussiant

Toussaint, Rebekah
Ph. D. Student
advisor: Adrienne Petty
Email: [[rljoyce]]
Current Research: Gender and Race; 19th/20th c. America; Transnational/Comparative; Public History and Memory

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Warren, Elliot
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Paul Mapp
email: [[ejwarren]]
Current Research: Atlantic world, revolutions, early capitalism

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Weisenberger, Kayla P.
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Joshua Piker
email: [[kmpittman]]
Current Research: Native American/Indigenous Peoples, Historical Memory, Race

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Wells, Emily
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: [[epwells]]
Current Research: Girlhood, Material Culture, American South

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Werner, Kai
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Josh Piker
Email: [[kwerner]]
Current Research: Early America; Environmental; Indigenous Peoples