Christina Davidson is an interdisciplinary historian with specializations in Latin American and Caribbean history, African American Studies, and religious history. Her book manuscript, “Converting Hispaniola: Religious Race-Making in the Dominican Americas,” explores diplomatic and cultural relations between the Dominican Republic and the United States in the late nineteenth century. Davidson comes to the Center following a postdoctoral fellowship at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University, and will join the department of History at the University of Southern California in 2022. She earned her Ph.D. and master’s degree in History from Duke University and a B.A. from Yale University in Latin American Studies and International Studies.