Rochelle Danquah

Rochelle Danquah

Pre-Candidacy PhD Student



Rochelle Danquah


History Department


Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Abolition, Antislavery and Atlantic World Slavery
  •  African American Culture, Life and History to 1877
  •  Violence and Resistance to Slavery
  •  The Underground Railroad Movement in the Midwest
  • American Slavery, Christianity, Gender and Race 


  • Ph.D. Student, History - Early American to 1877
  • M.A. Humanities/History
  • B.S. Education
  • State of Michigan Teacher's License

Awards and grants

  • Bonner  Research Award, 2018

    King Chavez Park Fellowship, 2018

    Humanities Center Award for Graduate Students, 2018

    Next Gen PhD Summer Intership Award, 2018