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Roger Bailey

Ph.D. student Roger Bailey

Graduate Assistant III, History

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United States

Roger Bailey is a Ph.D. Candidate specializing in American cultural and military history.  His dissertation, titled “A Crisis of Identity: Slavery, Sectionalism, and the US Navy Officer Corps, 1819-1861," studies how naval officers’ beliefs about slavery, expansion, and Northern and Southern identity influenced the country’s path towards civil war.