Patrick Barker

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Patrick is a PhD candidate studying Atlantic and Caribbean history at Yale. His dissertation concentrates on enslavement and resistance during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. His work combines the methods of social and environmental history with insights gleaned from political ecology, historical geography, and critical cartography.
His research at Yale has been supported by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University’s MacMillan Center, and the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, among others.
During 2020-2021, he will be conducting dissertation research and writing.  Prospective students should feel welcome to reach out to him to discuss the Yale PhD program in History, studying Atlantic and Caribbean history at Yale, or his research.