- Associate Professor
- 19c US Social/Cultural, US Religion
- MAIN 501
- Office Hours:
On research leave
Professor Schweiger (PhD, University of Virginia, 1994) came to the University of Arkansas in 2000. She is a social and cultural historian of the early United States, particularly of the South. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of the early American republic, antebellum America, and the history of religion in America to 1860. Her first book was a social history of religion in the nineteenth-century South, and she is completing a study of reading and writing in the antebellum South. She has supervised doctoral work on Louisiana creoles, slave catechisms, dueling, Indians and Africans in early Louisiana, slavery in the trans-Mississippi, and nineteenth-century Protestantism.
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
- Religion in the American South: Protestants and Others in History and Culture. ed. with Donald G. Mathews. University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
- The Gospel Working Up: Progress and the Pulpit in Nineteenth-Century Virginia. Oxford University Press, 2000.
- Religion in America
- 19th Century America