What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

In his new book, Choi-Fitzpatrick explores the ways contemporary slaveholders talk about exploitation and emancipation. Surprisingly, slaveholders often insist that they had their victim’s best interest at heart. This rare access to a stigmatized population provides insights into how people feel when they get stuck on the wrong side of history.

Speakers / Related People
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

This profile was current as of 2017, when he was part of the on-campus Kellogg community. Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, assistant professor of peace studies at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School of Peace Studies, focuses his research on politics, culture, technology, and social change...
Read More