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I am a doctoral student in History at George Mason University and a graduate research assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. My dissertation is tentatively titled “With All Her Sad Disasters, What Do We See in this City?”: Reconstruction, Race, and the Politics of Disaster in Richmond, 1870-1918. I study the history of disasters in the the Reconstruction South, digital history, and public history.

Find me on Twitter, where I tweet very occasionally, or view my Department and Center profiles. Contact me at afahring (at) gmu (dot) edu.