Sarah Platt  has accepted a full time job as an archaeological analyst for the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS) based out of the archaeological labs of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.

DAACS is a collaborative digital humanities initiative focused on creating a large comparative archaeological dataset focused on sites related to slavery in the Mid-Atlantic, Carolinas, and Caribbean. Along with serving as the point person for South Carolina based collaborators and sites Sarah will be working of the Flowerdew Hundred project- a new grant geared towards exploring one of the earliest sites of slavery in Virginia. DAACS will be supporting Sarah through dissertation write up.