Breanna Moore


Ph.D. Student

Fontaine Fellow


I’m currently a fourth year graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in History at the University of Pennsylvania. My passion is to disseminate diverse histories to the public, especially to marginalized groups, inside and outside of academic spaces through multimodal mediums such as film, digital media, fashion, and public history projects.

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Advisor: Kathleen Brown


B.A., International Relations and African Studies, University of Pennsylvania (2015)

Research Interests

My research interests include slavery, the transAtlantic slave trade, the colonization of the America and Africa, abolition and emancipation, and reparations in the African diaspora.

Courses Taught

TA, African Since 1800 (Fall 2020)

TA, American Origins (Spring 2021)


The Penn and Slavery Project

The Center for Experimental Ethnography

Price Lab for Digital Humanities


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