Media and Presentations



Will Pavia, “Julia Gaffield discovers Haiti founding document in British National Archives,” The Sunday Times, London, 2 April 2010,

Damien Cave, “Haiti’s Founding Document Found in London,” The New York Times, 1 April 2010,

Siri Agrell, “Grad student uncovers Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” The Globe and Mail, 1 April 2010.

Emery P. Dalesio, “Grad student uncovers Haitian founding document,” Associated Press, 1 April 2010.

Robert J. Bliwise, “Documenting Freedom,” Duke Alumni Magazine, 1 June 2010.


Interview with FACULTI Media, “The Haitian Declaration of Independence.”

Rediscovering Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” Duke University.

The Rachel Maddow Show, April 1, 2010


Interview on BBC World Service, London, 1 April 2010.

Interview with Marco Werman on PRI’s “The World” from BBC, PRI, and WGBH, 1 April 2010.

Interview with Carol Off and Barbara Budd on “As it Happens” on CBC Radio 1, 1 April 2010, (part one).

Interview with Frank Stasio, “Discovering Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” The State of Things, North Carolina Public Radio. August 2010.


Reena Goldthree, “Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: An Interview with Julia Gaffield,” African American Intellectual Society Blog, 10 October 2016.

Tiffany L. Carter, “History Professor Selected as 2016 Boucher Prize Winner,” College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia State University, 22 June 2016,

“Q&A with Prof. Julia Gaffield,” Haitian History Blog, 10 January 2016,

Tiffany L. Carter, “Professor’s New Book Examines Aftermath of Haitian Revolution,” College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia State University, 14 October 2015.

“The Haitian Declaration of Independence,” Faculti Media,

Featured Alumni, Caribbean Studies Program, New College at the University of Toronto.

Recent Presentations

2016      “The End of the Revolution?: The Haitian Declaration of Independence,” American Historical Association: Annual Meeting, Atlanta, January 7-9.

2015      “Haitian Diplomacy after 1804: Sovereignty and Trade with the British Empire,” Haitian Studies Association: Annual Conference, Montreal, October 22-24.

2015      Co-authored with Philip Kaisary, “‘From freedom’s sun some glimmering rays are shed that cheer the gloomy realms’: Dessalines at Dartmouth, 1804,” After Revolution: Versions and Re-visions of Haiti, Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire, July 8-9.

2014      “The British Empire and the States of Hayti,” Society of Early Americanists: Special Topics Conference on London and the Americas, 1492-1812, July 17-19.

2014      Submission co-authored with Jane Kamensky and Susan Lanser, “The Age of Revolutions,” William and Mary Quarterly and USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Workshop, May 30-31.

2012      Panelist, “Adventures in the Archives: Discovering the Treasures of the Age of Revolution,” The Age of Revolution: A Whole History, The New-York Historical Society, January 21.