Joshua Morrison

Joshua Morrison is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Virginia. He specializes in US-Arab relations in the nineteenth century. His dissertation is titled “Cut from the Same Cloth: Salem, Zanzibar, and the Consolidation of the Indo-Atlantic World, 1820-1875.” Joshua’s work has been supported by numerous fellowships including a Fulbright Foriegn Fellowship and Francis E. Malamy Fellowship from the Peabody Essex Museum.

Episode 5: Uncertain Waters in Zanzibar

Nov. 24, 2020

In this episode, we learn about Richard Waters who served as the first consul from the United States to Zanzibar.