Research Theme: Civil War and Emancipation
Nowhere in the UK has a better collection of historians of the American Civil War, Emancipation, and Reconstruction than the Northern Bridge doctoral training partnership. Susan-Mary Grant is the leading historian of the Civil War in the UK, having published three books and several articles on the topic. Bruce Baker and Brian Kelly directed the "After Slavery" AHRC-funded research project from 2006 to 2010 and have published widely on Reconstruction and Emancipation. Bruce Baker wrote the first study of historical memory of Reconstruction. Gabriella Treglia has published on Native Americans during Reconstruction.