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  • Matt Wyman-McCarthy received his Ph.D. in history from McGill University and subsequently completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University. At UNH he works as a postdoctoral researcher and as managing editor of the interdisciplinary journal Eighteenth-Century Studies. His scholarly interests include slavery and antislavery in the Atlantic World, the British Empire, and comparative imperialisms. He is currently completing a monograph on the linkages between the British antislavery movement and calls to reform the governance of British India. He has also begun work on a second project on slave owners who migrated from the West Indies to Britain during the era of abolition and emancipation. Matt has published in leading international journals such as Slavery & Abolition, the Journal of British Studies, and History Compass. He has held fellowships from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the American Philosophical Society, the John Carter Brown Library, the Huntington Library, the Beinecke Library, the Lewis Walpole Library, and the William Clements Library. Matt is also co-editor of the online forum H-Atlantic.
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  • Matthew Wyman-McCarthy