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Status: PhD Student

Adviser: Jay Smith

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B.S. History, U.S. Naval Academy, 2009
M.S. Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
M.A. Early Modern History, King’s College London, 2018
M.A. Thesis: “‘Seeking ‘Publick Encouragement’: A Cultural Study of Trust in Eighteenth-Century London’s Subscription Publishing”
M.Litt. The Book. History and Techniques of Analysis, University of St. Andrews, 2019
M.Litt. Thesis: “Advice to the Rising Generation: Prescriptive Books for Young Men in Colonial New England and the Frontiers of Empire, 1673-1767”

Research Interests

Clare's research interests incorporate history of the book, Early Modern European and Colonial American history as they relate to transatlantic print culture.