Carolyn Barske, Ph.D.


(256) 765-4529
UNA Box 5019
Willingham Hall 104
Assistant Professor of Public History

Research & Teaching Fields:
Public History; United States Women's History; Cultural United States History focusing on the Colonial and Revolutionary era; British Women's History

Sewanee: The University of the South B.A. 2002
Northeastern University M.A. 2004
The University of Massachusetts Ph.D. 2011


Research, Teaching and Other Interests:

Forthcoming: The Lover's Instructor: Courtship Advice Literature in Anglo-America, 1640-1830

"The Wiskey Rebellion: Small Farmers versus the New Federal Government, 1791-1794" in Conflicts in American History, vol III, The Early National Period and Expansion: 1789-1850 (Facts on File, 2010) 

"The History of Sex in American Film" book review. The Journal of Popular Culture, 31, 3 (May 14, 2008)

Courses Taught:

  • HI 201: United States History to 1877
  • HI 202: United States History since 1877
  • HI 471/571: Public History
  • HI 476/576: Oral History
  • HI 480/580: Digital History
  • HI 670: Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Management
  • HI 671: Museum and Archival Management
  • HI 679: Public History Internship