Jasmin Bath is an MPhil Candidate and the first Tony Badger Scholar in American History at Clare College, Cambridge. Her interest lies in the intersection of American political and economic culture in the first half of the nineteenth century. Her current research is on women and their experience of the Financial Panic of 1837.

Conference Review: The Biennial Symposium in American History – In Pursuit of Law and Order: American Governance in Historical Perspective, Queen Mary University of London, 21 June 2019

The Biennial Symposium in American History at Queen Mary, University of London, hoped to shed some light on the contemporary moment by illustrating that state actors have a long history of using the law and political governance for nefarious purposes. Continue reading