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Carrie N Knight

Track: PhD
Advisor: Thomas Slaughter

Major Fields: American History
Minor Fields: History of Medicine, American Nature

cknight3@ur.rochester.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Field

American History

Research Interests

Women's History, History of Reading, History of Medicine, American Nature & Landscape

Dissertation

Paradox and Possibility: American Individualism and Gender in Nineteenth-Century America

Education

University of Rochester Ph.D History, ABD Teaching Field - American History Research Fields - American Nature and History of Medicine
MA, History, University of Rochester, 2017
MA, History, State University of New York at Oswego, Virginia Radley Fellow, 2005
Wells College BA Art History, 2003 Magna cum Laude, Distinction in Major Phi Beta Kappa

Teaching

  • June-August 2020 University of Rochester - History Department Teaching Assistant - HIS 167M Thoreau's Nature 
  • Instructor, HIS 279 The Seward Family at Peace and War, Spring 2020, syllabus
  • Teaching Asst., HIS 247, The Korean War, Spring 2019, syllabus
  • August 2018 – June 2019 University of Rochester – History Department Teaching Assistant 
  • Teaching Asst., HIS 263 The Global History of Food, Fall 2018, syllabus

Honors

  • 2020 – Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Rochester
  • Aida DiPace Donald Fellow, University of Rochester, 2018-Present
  • Slattery Fellow, University of Rochester, 2016-2018
  • Virginia L. Radley Fellow, State University of New York - Oswego, 2004-2005

Bio

Arts & Cultural Administration, Public History, Museums
Arts & Cultural Administration, Public History, Museums, Writing
There are many things I enjoy about Rochester. As a historian, I appreciate the diverse array of historical resources pertinent to nineteenth-century America available at UR and surrounding institutions.