Cory Young

Cory James Young is a History PhD candidate and graduate-student worker at Georgetown University.

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He received his MA at Georgetown and BA at SUNY Geneseo. Before moving to D.C., Young taught eighth grade Social Studies and English in his hometown of Pittsford, New York. His research focuses on slavery, abolition, and migration in the northern United States, and his dissertation examines the fates of South Central Pennsylvania’s enslaved and slaveholding families in the wake of gradual abolition. He can be followed on Twitter @coryjamesyoung.