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Jessica BlakeJessica Blake

Assistant Professor

Jessica Blake is a historian of slavery and gender in early North America. In 2019, she received her Ph.D. in history at University of California at Davis. She has held long-term fellowships with the McNeil Center of Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Winterthur Museum, and the Library Company of Philadelphia. Her research focuses on the contributions of female retailers of color in popularizing forms of West African material culture in revolutionary New Orleans. At APSU, she teaches the African American history surveys and upper-division classes on race and gender.

Degree

Ph.D. University of California at Davis

Contact Info

Office: HH-304
Telephone: (931) 221-7932
E-mail: blakejr@apsu.edu

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