Jesse Gant

Jesse Gant

Information Manager

Jesse Gant (MA, New York University) joined the Alliance team in December 2017. Jesse is a Ph.D. candidate in United States History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he plans to defend his dissertation in 2020. He regularly writes, researches and teaches as a historian from campuses in both Madison and Saint Louis, including the University of Missouri-Saint Louis (UMSL). He specializes in the histories and long legacies of slavery, abolition and emancipation.