AAAS Professor Marlous van Waijenburg Awarded National Science Grant

August 5, 2021
Marlous van Waijenburg
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $330,000 research grant (No. 2116150) to AAAS Professor Marlous van Waijenburg for her new project “Investing in Captivity: Financing the Transatlantic Slave Trade.” Professor van Waijenburg shares the grant with her Co-Principal Investigator Professor Anne Ruderman (London School of Economics).  The project explores the transnational investment structure behind the transatlantic slave trade and the long-term individual and familial wealth legacies that arose from investing in the trade.