“Postponed: How Three Weeks Changed the Declaration of Independence”

Brown Bag Session
Emily Sneff, William & Mary
Feb 1, 2023 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Emily Sneff

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Emily Sneff is a Ph.D. Candidate at William & Mary and the Cincinnati Barra Dissertation Fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies for 2022-23. Her dissertation, When Independence was Declared, examines the dissemination of the Declaration of Independence around the Atlantic world in 1776. Before graduate school, Emily was the Research Manager of the Declaration Resources Project at Harvard University. Emily received her B.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University in 2011 and her M.A. in History from William & Mary in 2019. In her first year at William & Mary, Emily was the Omohundro Institute digital apprentice for the podcast Ben Franklin’s World. Emily’s graduate work has been supported by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, the Omohundro Institute, the John Carter Brown Library, and the William & Mary Graduate Studies Advisory Board, and she received the Selby Teaching Award for her Fall 2021 undergraduate course at William & Mary on early American news.