THE COLOR OF INTIMACY: MARRIAGE, PASSING, AND THE LEGAL STRATEGIES OF AFRO-CREOLE WOMEN IN ANTEBELLUM NEW ORLEANS
Crystal Foretia CC'23
Crystal Foretia (she/her) is a recent graduate of Columbia College, where she studied political science and history. Born and raised in Silver Spring, MD, Crystal is the youngest daughter of Cameroonian immigrants. Her research interests include postcolonialism, comparative politics, and the history of the African diaspora. Crystal is a 2021 Navab Fellow and a 2022 Saltzman Student Scholar with the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. She previously interned for the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary and the Center for American Progress. In her spare time, Crystal writes poetry and visits art exhibitions.