Carol Faulkner

Carol Faulkner

Professor, History Department; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Maxwell School; Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar, Syracuse University

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Carol Faulkner is a professor of history and associate dean for academic affairs at the Maxwell School. She studies the history of the nineteenth-century United States, with a particular focus on women, gender, sexuality, and social movements.

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 "Unfaithful: Love, Adultery, and Marriage Reform in Nineteenth-Century America" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019), 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).

Professor Faulkner teaches classes on American social protest and the history of sexuality.