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First Name
Last Name
Simmons College
Website URL
Atlantic Word, Slavery, Abolition, Digital History, Memory Studies, Race, Religious Studies
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Personal Info

About Me

Lecturer at Simmons College in Boston, MAAffiliate Assistant Professor in the Women’s Studies Program at the University of New Hampshire, Durham.

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Fellowships and Grants from the Boston Athenaeum, the American Studies Association, the John Hope Franklin Research Center at Duke University, Gilder Lehrman Institute, Mystic Seaport, and Congregational Library.

Regular contributor to The Junto: a Group Blog in Early American History and Black Perspectives. 

Managing editor of The Programming Historian,

Recent Publications

Jessica M. Parr, Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2015; pbk 2016)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Caribbean, United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, Colonialism, Computational, Emancipation, Public History, Race, Slavery, Religion