Sara Small, History, Tulane University

Sara Small


Sara Small is a first-year Ph.D. from Nashville, TN interested in maritime labor and nation-building in the early modern Caribbean. She received her BA in History and Sociology/Anthropology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and her MA in History from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Her master's thesis, If The Masters Be Cruel: Violence and Masculinity in the Early Modern British Caribbean, explores the relationship between violence, labor, masculinity, and the development of race as a category of difference primarily in 17th-century Barbados.