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Viola Franziska Müller

Postdoctoral researcher, Wageningen University

Viola Franziska Müller is a historian at Wageningen University. She is the author of Escape to the City: Fugitive Slaves in the Antebellum Urban South (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022) and co-editor of Coercion and Wage Labour: Exploring Work Relations through History and Art (London: UCL Press, 2023). Her research interests include global history, slavery, labor coercion, inequality, illegality, im/mobility, race, resistance, and urban history.


  • 2024–present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Wageningen University


  • 2020 
    Leiden University, History