About

Carla Cevasco received her Ph.D. in American Studies at Harvard University. She is writing a history of scarcity in colonial American borderlands. Her research and teaching interests include early America and the Atlantic world, food studies, hunger, American Indian history, material culture, and medicine. Her articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Early American Studies and New England Quarterly. Her public scholarship has been featured in Common-Place, Nursing Clio, and The Recipes Project. Her scholarship has been supported by the John Carter Brown Library, the Winterthur Museum and Library, and the Charles Warren Center for the Study of American History at Harvard. She is a former editor of the Graduate Journal of Food Studies.

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