Kathryn Angelica

Email: kathryn.angelica@uconn.edu

Advisor: Manisha Sinha

Areas of Specialty: 19th century U.S., Civil War, Women and Gender

Biography 

Kathryn Angelica is Ph.D. student at the University of Connecticut and studies 19th century United States history. She is interested in women’s activism and benevolence movements, as well as the social and political environments of the Civil War era. She received her M.A. in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago in 2017, and her B.A. in history from Boston University in 2016. Professor Manisha Sinha is her doctoral advisor.

Education 

M.A., Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 2017

Master’s Thesis: “Come to the Soldier’s Aid, Mother and Wife and Maid:” The Great Northwestern Fair of 1863 and the Women of Civil War Chicago

Advisor: Professor Amy Dru Stanley

B.A., History, Boston University, with Honors, Magna Cum Laude, 2016

B.A. Thesis: “The Union Loving, Hail Columbia, Super Loyal City:” The Paradox of Confederate Treatment at Fort Warren, Boston’s Prisoner-of-War Camp

Advisor: Professor Nina Silber