Kristen Epps

Kristen Epps is currently an assistant professor of American history at the University of Central Arkansas.  She earned her doctorate at the University of Kansas in 2010 and won two dissertation awards for her examination of slavery and emancipation on the Kansas-Missouri line, which is also the basis of her book manuscript under contract with the University of Georgia Press (expected to appear in 2016). She is also a former employee of the Kansas Historical Society and remains a devoted student of the Bleeding Kansas and Civil War eras.