Black History Month Scholar Lecture Dr. Peggy Brunache
Dr. Peggy Brunache is a lecturer in Public History and Archaeology at theUniversity of Glasgow and serves as the founding Director of the Beniba Centre for Slavery Studies. Born in Miami to Haitian parents, she trained and worked as a historical archaeologist/ food historian with a focus on plantation studies, the African diaspora and the transatlantic slave trade, working on archaeological projects in Benin, West Africa, Guadeloupe, and various sites in the United States. Dr. Brunache earned her doctorate from the University of Texas. She is a founding member of the European Society of Black and Allied Archaeologists (ESBAA). Many of her public-facing projects include designing MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and she works with theatre, science and culture festivals. Her international media appearances include the Discovery Science Channel, BBCTV, IIV, and television documentariesin the US and Germany.