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Sam Sokolsky-Tifft

Sam Sokolsky-Tifft

Post-doctoral Fellow // History

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Samuel Sokolsky-Tifft received his Ph.D in History from the University of Cambridge in 2020. He is an expert on political and intellectual history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century France and Britain, and postcolonial South Asia, the Maghreb, and the Caribbean. His work, published in the Journal of European Studies and BLAU, reconceives our common understanding of moral responsibility and collective guilt and suggests the implications of doing so for such social issues as prison abolition and contemporary criminal justice debates. Sokolsky-Tifft is currently a post-doctoral fellow in History and Cornerstone.  His office is University 322 and his email is