Dr. María Esther Hammack

Ohio State University

Assistant Professor

María Esther Hammack is an assistant professor of African American History at The Ohio State University. She is a Mexican scholar and public historian of the African Diaspora in North America and Black Mexican History. Her work bridges, through agender lens, the histories of liberation and abolition in North America and the Black Diaspora in Mexico. Her first book, Channels of Liberation: Freedom Fighters in the Age of Abolitions reexamines the Underground Railroad to reconsider & broaden the actors, timelines, and geographies of Black Liberation in North America.