First-year Tutor: Nick Radburn
I am the Pastoral Adviser for first-year History students.
I meet with students who have any questions or concerns during the first year of their degree, so I have the pleasure of meeting a wide range of students and hearing about their experiences studying history.
My research focuses on Atlantic history, particularly the trans-Atlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in North America and the Caribbean.
My current project studies slave trading merchants in Britain, Africa, and the Americas, and explores how their profit-motivated decisions shaped the lives of the people who they bought as captives and sold as slaves.
I am developing a 3D model of a slave ship in collaboration with an international team of scholars. These digital and textual sources underpin my undergraduate modules at Lancaster, one of which examines the trans-Atlantic slave trade’s long history, and another that examines the intertwined histories of slavery and freedom in colonial America.