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Carrie N Knight

Track: PhD
Advisor: Thomas Slaughter

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


American History

Research Interests

My research interests focus on nineteenth-century America with particular emphasis on gender, the history of reading, medicine, and nature.


MA, History, University of Rochester, 2017
MA, History, State University of New York at Oswego, Virginia Radley Fellow, 2005
BA, Art History, Wells College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2003


  • Instructor, HIS 279 The Seward Family at Peace and War, Spring 2020, syllabus
  • Teaching Asst., HIS 247, The Korean War, Spring 2019, syllabus
  • Teaching Asst., HIS 263 The Global History of Food, Fall 2018, syllabus


  • 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