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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

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-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