American Studies
American Studies

Michelle Mensah


Masters Student
Michelle Mensah

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slavery's influence on individuals through their social environment and sense of agency.

Biography


Michelle Mensah (she/her/hers) is a PhD student in the American Studies program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is from Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in American Studies at Cornell University in 2019. Her research uses literature to explore the relationship between historical inequality and the memory of slavery. She uses a gendered lens to examine slavery's influence on individuals through their social environment and sense of agency. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and watching movies with her family.

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