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Michael Jirik

Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)

Fields: 19th Century U.S., African American History, Atlantic Slavery
Faculty: Manisha Sinha, Barbara Krauthamer, and Bruce Laurie.
Education: B.A., History, Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., History, UMass Amherst (2015)

Interests: Nineteenth century African American History, Slavery and Abolition, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and Atlantic slavery.

mjirik@history.umass.edu