University of Rochester

Richard Jurnack

Track: PhD

Field: American History

Major Fields: Atlantic World, Maritime History

Minor Fields: Early America

Research Interests: Labor in Early America, with interests in itinerant workers in maritime spaces, how workers used various water systems as conduits for mobility, and transnational cultural contacts in the early modern Atlantic World.

Adviser: Michael Jarvis


BA, Temple University, 2007; Labor Studies Certificate, CUNY Graduate Center, 2007