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Last Name
Syracuse University
Website URL,_Carol_Faulkner,_Professor_of_History/
Women's rights, feminism, suffrage, Lucretia Mott, Seneca Falls, Marriage, Anti-slavery and abolition, Quakers/Society of Friends, social movements
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About Me

Carol Faulkner is Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She studies the history of the nineteenth-century United States, with a particular focus on women, gender, sexuality, and social movements. She is currently completing a book entitled The End of Marriage: Redefining Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America. She teaches classes on American social protest and the history of sexuality.

Recent Publications

She is the author of Women’s Radical Reconstruction: The Freedmen’s Aid Movement (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011) and the editor of Women in American History to 1880: A Documentary Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011). She is a co-editor of The Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott (University of Illinois Press, 2002), Interconnections: Gender and Race in American History (University of Rochester Press, 2012), and Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons (University of Illinois Press, 2017).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, Emancipation, Gender, Race, Religion, Sexuality, Slavery, Women