Historicize

/hisˈstôrəˌsīz/
verb
to treat or represent as historical

Historicize is the online home of Will Tchakirides, Ph.D. Candidate in United States History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research explores race, policing, and power in Milwaukee from the vantage point of African-American police officers and the communities they serve. As a public historian specializing in digital 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 in Milwaukee for the Transforming Justice research project. In Spring 2015, Will taught the undergraduate history course "African-Americans Since the Civil War" at UW-Milwaukee.

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