Karol K. Weaver, Ph.D.

Department: History

Professor of History

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

I received my Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University, and I have 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).   

My current research is on the history of psychiatric nursing in the anthracite coal region. I teach courses about U.S. history, American women's history and the history of medicine. 

In my spare time, I enjoy running, walking, reading and spending time with my husband and children.

Courses taught:

  • HIST-111 United States History to 1877
  • HIST-217 History of Medicine
  • HIST-300 History Methods
  • HIST-313 Social History of the United States
  • HIST-322 Pennsylvania History
  • HIST-323 History of American Medicine
  • HIST-389 Enlightenment & Revolution
  • HIST-501 Independent Study
  • HONS-301 Enlightenment & Revolution
  • HONS-301 History Methods
  • HONS-301 History of American Medicine
  • HONS-301 Social History of the U.S.