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Karen Woods Weierman

Scholarly and Community Advisor

Karen Woods Weierman, Ph.D. is Professor of English and Director of the Commonwealth Honors Program at Worcester State University. She is the author of One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 (University of Massachusetts Press, 2005). Her current book project, The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: The Moral Geography of Antislavery Boston, explores a slave transit case that transformed the law of American slavery.