Mishio Yamanaka

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MishioPhD Candidate

Major Field: United States History
W. Fitzhugh Brundage



BA Nanzan University, 2008
MA Kyoto University, 2010
MA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

Research Interests

My research interests are race and ethnic relations in the U.S. South in the late nineteenth century. My dissertation examines the community of Creoles of color in post-Civil War New Orleans, focusing on their racial desegregation movement including the U.S. Supreme Court case of 1896, Plessy v. Ferguson. I am also interested in digital humanities and how new digital techniques enhance further understanding of history.  As a Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative fellow, I launched a digital mapping project: “The Fillmore Boys School in 1877”.

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