Participant Info

First Name
Jennifer Lawrence
Last Name
Rowan University
Website URL
public history, antebellum America, early American history, colonial America, material culture, museum studies
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Personal Info

About Me

Dr. Janofsky teaches classes in public history including topics in public history, material culture, pre-Civil War America, and internship in history. Dr. Janofsky received her B.A. from the University of Scranton, her M.A. from ┬áVillanova University and her Ph.D. from Temple University where she studied early American history and public history. Her doctoral worked focused on Eastern State Penitentiary where she worked as site supervisor from 1997-2001. She is the Megan Giordano Fellow in Public History and curator of Red Bank Battlefield Park. Janofsky most recently curated the exhibit “From Yellow Fever to Midwifery: Life and Death at the Whitall House” and served as project director for the American Battlefield Protection Program grant supporting a phase one archeological survey of Red Bank Battlefield.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
North America
Expertise by Chronology
4, 5
Expertise by Topic
Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Rebellion & Revolution, Urban History