Legal History of African Americans, American Indians, Immigrants, and Women in the North American West

Faculty Advisor
Katrina Jagodinsky
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Potential UCARE Research Position?
Start Date
Paid or Volunteer
Paid Rate
$ /hour
Hours Per Week

This position is most suitable for a History, Ethnic Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Digital Humanities, Pre-Law or Political Science student. Students will work closely with the professor 20/hrs week to transcribe nineteenth-century legal records involving African American, American Indian, immigrants, and women. You must be able to read cursive in order to apply. Students will also conduct social historical and statistical research to find archival and biographical information on plaintiffs, defendants, lawyers, and judges involved in the cases being studied. Anyone with an interest in legal history, Western history, racial-ethnic history, women's history, and/or criminal history would find this an engaging project. Please be prepared to share the name of a faculty who can discuss your strengths.

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