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Jonathan Dusenbury

Jonathan Dusenbury is a fourth year doctoral candidate, with specializations in the Atlantic World, the nineteenth-century Americas, and the United States to 1865. His primary interests are in emancipation and the building of post-emancipation societies, and the intellectual and cultural history of the nineteenth-century Americas. His dissertation project, "Crowned Jacobins: The Second Empire of Haiti and Black Monarchism in the Atlantic World," explores the rule of Faustin Soulouque in Haiti from 1847 to 1859, and the intellectual and cultural history of black political thought in the Caribbean. He has presented his research before the International Graduate Conference on Transatlantic History, the Nineteenth Century Studies Association, the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, and the Society for French Historical Studies.