Catherine E. Kelly



In addition to numerous articles, Professor Catherine E. Kelly has published the award-winning book, In the New England Fashion: Reshaping Women's Lives in the Nineteenth Century, and has co-edited a collection of essays, Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800. She is currently finishing a book on visual culture in the early American republic, for which she has received support from the American Antiquarian Society, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Library Company of Philadelphia, Winterthur Museum and Library, and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. From 2009 until 2013, she served as editor of Common-place, a digital journal devoted to early American history and culture. Professor Kelly regularly teaches the United States Survey as well as a variety of courses focusing on late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century American history. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.