to treat or represent as historical
Historicize is the online home of Will Tchakirides, Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research explores race, policing and power in metropolitan America. He is currently writing a dissertation on the experiences of Black law enforcers in the Milwaukee Police Department. As a public historian specializing in online exhibition, Will has worked on projects for the National Museum of American History, Anacostia Community Museum, Encyclopedia of Milwaukee, and Jewish Museum Milwaukee. From 2014-2015, he helped build a grass-roots history of Black criminalization and incarceration for the Transforming Justice research project. He currently works in UW-Milwaukee's Hmong Diaspora Studies Program as a Project Assistant.