Staff Profile:Professor Emily West

Name:
Professor Emily West
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Research Division Leader for History Department

Part One: Contribution to Journeys through History, Women in American History: From Slavery to Second Wave
Part 2 Option: The American Dream? US history from Colonial Times to the Late Twentieth Century

Part 3 Option: 'Race', Ethnicity and Citizenship in America
Special Subject: Slavery in America

Postgraduate Teaching
Contribution to the MA in History

Postgraduate Supervision
I have supervised many MA dissertations and have supervised four PhD students.

Areas of Interest:

I am broadly interested in issues of race and gender in American history and my research focusses on US slavery in the US South, especially the lives of enslaved women, the relationships between enslaved spouses, family under slavery, and affective ties between enslaved people and free people of color. More recently, I have published on enslaved wetnursing and been Co-I on an AHRC-funded network exploring enslaved women's motherhood across the Atlantic world.

Research groups / Centres:

Series editor for BAAS Paperbacks, published by Edinburgh University Press.

Editorial board membershipS: Slavery and Abolition and Civil War History  

Publications:
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Emily_West

Contact Details

Email:
e.r.west@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 5376
Fax:
+44 (0) 118 378 5376

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