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Karol K. Weaver, Ph.D.

Department: History

Professor of History

  • Education
  • PHD, Pennsylvania State University
  • MS, Pennsylvania State University
  • BA, Bloomsburg University
Karol Weaver

Karol Kovalovich Weaver received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University.

She has written two books, Medical Revolutionaries: The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue (University of Illinois Press) and Medical Caregiving and Identity in Pennsylvania's Anthracite Region, 1880-2000 (Penn State Press).  

She is working on her third book project, titled Powerful Grief: American Women and the Politics of Death.  She teaches courses about U.S. history, American women's history and the history of medicine.  

In her spare time, she enjoys running, walking, reading and spending time with her husband and children.

Courses taught:

  • HIST-111 United States History to 1877
  • HIST-323 History of American Medicine
  • HIST-370 American Women
  • HIST-389 Enlightenment & Revolution
  • HIST-390 Hist of American Women's Hlth
  • HIST-401 Collective Inquiry in History
  • HIST-410 Seminar in History
  • HIST-501 Independent Study
  • HONS-301 Enlightenment and Revolution
  • HONS-301 History of American Medicine
  • WMST-100 Introduction to Women's Studies
  • WMST-370 American Women
  • WMST-400 Hist of American Women's Hlth
  • WMST-500 Women's Studies Research
  • WMST-505 Independent Study