Kay Ackerman Ph.D.

Departments and Positions:
History and Political Science, Chair of History/Political Science Department and Associate Professor of History
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Dr. Ackerman received her Bachelor of Arts in History from Longwood University, and her Master of Arts and Ph.D. in History from Vanderbilt University. Courses taught include: U.S. History (survey course); Western European History (survey course); The American Revolution; Civil War and Society; American Material Culture; Black Women in Nineteenth-Century America; America in the 50s and 60s; Medieval Women; The European Witch Craze; and Women in Early Modern England.

In addition to the Faculty Teaching Award, she has received awards from the NEH Institutes on American Material Culture and World History as well as the NYU Institute on The Civil War in Global Context.

Her areas of interest are Social History and Women's History.