Faculty Appointment: Peter Wirzbicki
Peter Wirzbicki will join the faculty in the fall from the University of Chicago, where he has been an assistant professor since 2013. Previously, Wirzbicki was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard and received his Ph.D. from New York University and B.A. from Swarthmore College. He focuses on American history, looking at interactions between black intellectuals, the Transcendentalist movement, and abolitionist radicals in antebellum New England.