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Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan

Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan is Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University in New Brunswick and coordinator of the Undergraduate Public History Program and Graduate Public Humanities Programs. She researches social and legal histories of poverty, labor, mobility, crime, and punishment in the early American northeast and is the author of Vagrants and Vagabonds: Poverty and Mobility in the Early American Republic (New York University Press, 2019). She is the editor for the Routledge series Global Perspectives on Public History, and in 2020, she received the NJ Historical Commission’s Award of Recognition for Outstanding Service to Public Knowledge and Preservation of the History of New Jersey. 

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