Dr. Tricia Peone is a historian of early modern witchcraft cases as well as the history of magic and the occult from the renaissance to the present. She completed a PhD in early American history with a specialization in early modern science in 2015 from the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Peone‚Äôs work examines the ways that people interpreted their experiences with preternatural phenomena in the early modern period. She has taught classes on the Salem witch trials, colonial New England, and New Hampshire history. She also previously worked as a historical consultant in the cultural resources industry. Currently she works for New Hampshire Humanities, where she develops and runs statewide public humanities programs. Originally from Rochester, New York, she now lives on New Hampshire’s seacoast.

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