Jacqueline Fear-Segal

Jacqueline Fear-Segal


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Personal profile


As an undergraduate Dr Fear-Segal studied at the University of East Anglia and as a postgraduate at University College London and Harvard University.

She spent two separate years as a visiting lecturer at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris teaching American Civilization, and also a brief stint as a script writer for the BBC World Service. She spent the academic year, 1999-2000, at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania , on an academic teaching exchange with Professor Amy Farrell. The nineteenth and early twentieth century have been my main focus, but land disputes, education, missionary activity, and issues of identity interest me in all periods.

Key Research Interests

Native American History, mainly Native American History, but has also written on twentieth century American social history and the history of childhood.


Areas of Expertise

American Indian/Native American affairs in the USA, with a specialism in modern events and 19th century Indian boarding schools and education; American West; immigration and the process of Americanisation; race and racism in the USA; visual culture, in particular photography.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities