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Lindsey K. Walters

Lindsey K. Walters

PhD Candidate in American History


I am a PhD student in American History at the University of Cambridge, supervised by Dr Nicholas Guyatt, and jointly funded by the Cambridge Trust, Corpus Christi College, and the Faculty of History. Prior to beginning my PhD, I studied for an MPhil in American History at Cambridge from 2016-2017. I did my undergraduate degree at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where I double majored in History and African American Studies and minored in Women's and Gender Studies.

Research Interests

Studying slavery and nature in the antebellum South.

Previous research on the public history, historical memory, and memorialisation of slavery in America.


  • American History

Key Publications

Lindsey K. Walters (2017) Slavery and the American university: discourses of retrospective justice at Harvard and Brown, Slavery & Abolition, 38:4, 719-744, DOI: 10.1080/0144039X.2017.1309875