Past MSHT Fellows


  • Amelia Hintzen, GLC Postdoctoral Associate: August- December 2017(Ruth J. Simmons Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University) Book Project: “Sugarcane Citizenship: Migration, Race, and the Nation in the Dominican Republic”. Brown Bag Talk: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Gunther Peck, GLC Visiting Associate Professor & Robina Fellow in Modern Slavery: August 2017-May 2018 (Associate Professor of History, Duke University) Book Project: “The Shadow of White Slavery: Race, Empire, and History in Contemporary Campaigns to Abolish Human Trafficking”. Brown Bag Talk: Monday, October 16, 2017


  • Wendy Hesford, Professor of English and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies The Ohio State University (September 2016-May 2017), “Enslaved Girlhoods: Human Trafficking Law, Literature, and Abolitionist Rhetoric.” Wendy was interviewed by Yale University’s MacMillian Center here.

  • Tammy Ingram, Associate Professor of History, College of Charleston (September 2016-May 2017).  “The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South.” During the Spring 2017 semester, Dr. Ingram will be teaching an undergraduate seminar, “Neo-Slavery in the Jim Crow South: Sex, Race, and Forced Labor after the  Civil War,” in the History Department. Professor Ingram is the inaugural Robina Fellow for Modern Slavery at the GLC. You can find an interviewed with Professor Ingram by Yale University’s MacMillan Center here.
  • Elena Shih, Assistant Professor, American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University (October 2016), “The Price of Freedom: Moral and Political Economies of Human Trafficking in China, Thailand, and the U.S.”


  • Genevieve LeBaron, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield (Sept-Oct 2015, January-May 2016) “Understanding and Governing the Contemporary Global Business of Forced Labor”. Interview featuring Genevieve by Yale’s MacMillian Center can be found here.


  • Rebecca S. Prichard, Lecturer in Theatre Studies, Essex University, “Carnevale” a play mixing slavery in 18th Century Venice and modern trafficking


  • Kerry Ward, Associate Professor, Rice University, “Ground Zero: The explosion of anti-human trafficking initiatives in Houston, Texas”


  • Jessica Pliley, Assistant Professor of History, Texas State University, “The FBI’s Local White Slavery Corps: The Fight Against Sex Trafficking and the Growth of the Associative State, 1910-1919”