Kelsey Salvesen

Ph.D. Candidate

B.A. French and International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011)

M.A. History, University of Pennsylvania (2014)


Early North America--Colonization to Reconstruction; Religion in North America; Gender and Empire 



Daniel Richter (Primary Advisor)

Sarah Barringer Gordon 

Kathleen Brown


Dissertation: "The Word Became Thread And Was Stitched Among Us: Gender, Empire, and Religion in Early North America"

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Research Interests: 

Gender, race, and religion in early North America; American religious history; the French colonization of North America; missionaries and Amerindian Christians; Catholic nuns and empire; literacies; feminine material culture