by johnscottrailton

Photo: Lin Jones (click for hi-res)

This is the personal website of Rebecca J. Scott, Professor of History  and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan.

My scholarly work focuses on slavery, law, and emancipation in the Americas.   Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation, co-authored with Jean M. Hébrard, has just been released by Harvard University Press.