We are very happy to announce the second of two most recent additions to The Junto, Jessica Parr.
Jessica currently teaches at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, and other area universities. She holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire (Ph.D. and M.A., History, 2012), and Simmons College, Boston (M.A. History, M.S. Archives Management, 2005; B.A. History, 2000). She is also a co-List Editor for the H-Atlantic network. Her research interests include race and religion in the Early Modern British Atlantic World, memory studies, and digital history. Her first book, Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon will be published in March 2015, by the University Press of Mississippi.