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Anne Kerth

Assistant Professor

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(413) 545-2751

303 New Africa House

Anne Kerth is an Assistant Professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She holds a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University and a B.A. in History from Williams College.  Her research interests include the history of slavery and emancipation, labor history, the history of gender and sexuality, and carceral history.  Her current book project examines the lives and labors of enslaved and free African-American artisans in nineteenth-century South Carolina.  She teaches courses on early African American and African diasporic history; slavery and emancipation; and race, labor, and gender.