Arielle Alterwaite

Arielle Alterwaite

Arielle Xena Alterwaite is a PhD student in History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies slavery and freedom in the Atlantic world. She is currently working on a dissertation on the 1825 Haitian Indemnity debt, focusing on its international significance for imperialism, abolition, and finance. For The Long to Freedom, Arielle contributes research on visual representations of Biddy, as well as Biddy’s medical practice and expertise.