Graduate Student Bios

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Xavier Macy
Current Research: African American History, STEH

Xavier entered the doctoral program after completing an M.A. in History at James Madison University following the beginning of his career in academia at City College of San Francisco. He is interested in the intersections of African American history, the history of technology, environmental history, and the carceral state. He specifically focuses on the ways in which the African American community has created, utilized, modified and engaged the technological system of the automobile.