Peter J. Olsen-Harbich

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Associate Director

Dr. Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich is an Associate Director, with the remit of Academic Affairs. Peter earned his Ph.D. in History from William & Mary in 2021 and served as a McNeil Center Advisory Council Dissertation Fellow in 2019-2020. Peter's research interests include Indigenous North America, comparative early modern European colonialism, and antiquarian practice in early America. He is editor of The New American Antiquarian, co-author of Native America: A History, 3rd ed. (Wiley, 2022), and author of a 2021 article in Early American Studies.