Morgan Shahan

Morgan Shahan is a PhD candidate in 20th Century U.S. history at Johns Hopkins University. As a social and cultural historian, she is broadly interested in the intersection of social movements, race and racism, and the carceral state. Her dissertation, tentatively entitled “Managing Deviancy: Parole, Prediction, and Carceral Development, 1895-1939,” concerns the development and evolution…

Sam Scharff

I am currently working as an MD PhD student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where I am developing my skills as a clinician, researcher, and educator. After completing my PhD dissertation, I will return for my final year of medical school and will apply to clinical residency programs. My research focuses on the…

Nathan Connolly

I write about racism, capitalism, politics, and the built environment in the twentieth century. My work pays special attention to people’s overlapping understandings of property rights and civil rights in the United States and the wider Americas. I’m advancing, at present, two new book-length projects. The first is Four Daughters: An America Story. This collective…