Graduate Student Bios

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Laura Michel
Email: laura.r.michel@rutgers.edu
Current Research: American, Comparative, Early Modern European History

Laura received her B.A. in History from Carleton College (2012) and her M.A. in Eighteenth Century Worlds (2013) from the University of Liverpool. Her research interests include the history of poverty and crime in the United States and Europe during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Laura's dissertation explores transnational networks of philanthropy and reform, particularly in the Anglo and Dutch Atlantic Worlds.