African American Studies, with a primary field in History
Elsa Hardy is a doctoral student in African and African American Studies with a primary field in History. Her research interests include domestic labor, black family life, and the social history of prisons. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she received her B.A. with high honors in African American Studies and Hispanic Literature and Cultures from Wesleyan University, where she was also a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow.