Rachel Zellars

Rachel Zellars is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of History at the University of Vermont. Her work focuses on the history of slavery in Canada, its connection to the Atlantic world, and Black migration to and through Canada between 1775 and 1865. At home in Montreal, Quebec, she is a co-founder of the ​Third Eye Collective. Her writing centers the “afterlives” of Canada’s history of slavery in the context of schooling segregation, gender violence, and disability/neurodiversity.  She is a single mother to 3 and has made Montreal her home for the last 14 years. Follow her on Twitter @rachelzellars.​