7 January 2022

New PhD fellow - Gabriëlle La Croix

Gabriëlle La Croix is a PhD fellow within the IN THE SAME SEA project. Her research within the project focuses on how slavery was maintained by the island elite across the various islands. She is particularly interested in how networks of families, merchants and government officials in the Lesser Antilles functioned, and how they aided the maintenance and reform of slavery.

Gabriëlle holds a bachelor’s degree from University College Roosevelt and a master’s degree from the University of Sheffield. She has previous experience researching transatlantic slavery and has a broader research interest in early modern Caribbean networks, resistance and the experience of enslaved people, and privateering.