Sarah Roth, PhDSarah Roth, PhD
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Coordinator, African American Studies Program

Telephone: 610-499-1118
Email: snroth@widener.edu
Office: Kapelski Learning Center

Degree: PhD, University of Virginia
Courses Taught: Slavery and Abolition, U.S. Women's History, Colonial America, Revolutionary America, Antebellum America, The Segregated South, The Civil Rights Movement, Race, Violence, and Memory (honors)

Research Interests

Representations of slavery and slaves in popular culture during the antebellum and Civil War periods, particularly images of black masculinity and violence in fictional and visual texts between 1820 and 1865; the kidnapping and sale into slavery of free blacks in the antebellum North.