Rachel Sarcevic-Tesanovic is a doctoral student who specializes in the history of France and the French empire in the long eighteenth century. She is broadly interested in slavery and colonialism; empire and diaspora; the intersections of race, class, and gender; and the role of kinship structures and interracial intimacies in the Francophone Atlantic world. She holds a B.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.