Brooke Krancer is a junior studying History and Art History at Penn. She joined the Penn & Slavery Project in the fall of 2017 after taking Professor Kathleen Brown’s “Deciphering America” course. She began her work on the project by looking at the ties of the University’s early trustees to the slave trade. Her current research focuses on Benjamin Rush and his influence on race science in the medical school in the eighteenth and nineteenth century.
Membership: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018