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Alice Baumgartner

Alice Baumgartner, assistant professor of history, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. The prestigious award includes $60,000 and supports her project “Slavery After Abolition: How Freedom Seekers from New Mexico to Alaska Invoked the Thirteenth Amendment to End Slavery in the United States (1862–1977),” leading to a book on laborers’ use of the 13th Amendment to seek relief from coercive work conditions in the American West. (1/11/23)