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Dr. Carol Engelhardt Herringer, Department Chair

Professor of History (2019).                                                
B.A. Boston College (1984), M.A., Washington University (1990); Ph.D., Indiana University (1997).

Teaching and Research Interests: Victorian Britain, Gender history, Early Modern and Modern Britain, Decorative Arts.

Upper Division Courses:

  • 19th Century Britain
  • World War I
  • Vampires in Culture and History


Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: 3007 Interdisciplinary Academic Building, Statesboro Campus

110 Hawes Hall, Armstrong Campus

Tel.: 912-344-3349
Fax: 912-478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • “Mary as Cultural Symbol in the 19th Century,” in Christopher Maunder, ed., The Oxford Handbook on Mary.  Oxford University Press, 2020.
  • “Anglicanism outside the British Empire 1829-1910,” in Rowan Strong, ed., Partisan and Colonial Anglicanism. Vol. 3 of A History of Anglicanism.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Edward Bouverie Pusey and the Oxford Movement. Co-edited with Rowan Strong, Murdoch University, Australia.  London: Anthem Press 2012.
  • Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830-85. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2008.  (Paperback edition 2014).

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  •   President, Midwest Conference on British Studies, 2008-2010.
  •   Learning Communities Award for Outstanding Faculty Commitment to a First Year Learning Community, 2006.

Current Research:

  •   Book-length project on the cultural significance of the Eucharistic debates in the Church of England, 1830-1929.

Last updated: 12/14/2023