Researcher, 2020

Erica Heinsen-Roach was a researcher for the AHA’s Remote Teaching Project, part of the NEH CARES grant-funded project, Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19. Erica earned her BA and MA in History at the University of Amsterdam and completed a PhD in History at the University of Miami. For the past seven years she has taught at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Her research publications include a monograph on Dutch-North African diplomacy in the early modern Mediterranean and articles on the relationship between captivity, redemption, and diplomacy. Her next book project focuses on human rights and captivity in the early modern Mediterranean.