Kathryn Tomasek, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Co-Director, Wheaton College Digital History Project, Wheaton College

Kathryn Tomasek teaches nineteenth-century U.S. and U.S. women's history at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where she is Co-Director of the Wheaton College Digital History Project. She has written analog historical studies focused on women and children in Fourierist communities, tattoos in a children's story by Lydia Maria Child, and looking for feminist utopia in the novels of Louisa May Alcott. This year, she is Project Director for Encoding Financial Records, which was awarded a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.