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Jamie Henton

Jamie Henton

PhD Candidate

108 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802


Jamie Henton is a first-year Ph.D. working with Dr. Christina Snyder. Jamie got her Master's in History and Certification in Public History at The University of Southern Mississippi in 2018. Influenced by her mixed heritage, Jamie's research interests include race relations between African Americans and Native Americans in the Twentieth-Century U.S. South, Native American experiences with Jim Crow and the Civil Rights Movement, issues of blood quantum and mixed-blood experiences in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, and  Federal Indian education policy in the mid to late Twentieth Century.