Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss
Specialty: Atlantic World, Caribbean and French History
Associate Professor Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Atlantic World History, the Caribbean, Modern France and Modern Europe. Her first project, Sweet Liberty: The Final Days of Slavery in Martinique (University of Pennsylvania Press, Early American Series, July 2009), focuses on the relationship between Martinique and continental France and the construction of racial, class, gender and national identities during the first half of the nineteenth century. Her second project, France at the Edges: Life in France’s Atlantic Port Cities, 1802-1830, explores the commercial, personal, and political connections between New Orleans, LA, Saint Pierre, Martinique, Cayenne, French Guiana, Saint Louis/Gorée, Senegal, and Bordeaux, France during the Napoleonic and Restoration periods.