Mary Beth Sievens
Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Boston University, 1997
E313 Thompson Hall
Office Phone: 716/673-4665
Research Interests: My current research focuses on gender relations and marriage in the Early Republic, with special focus on the relationship/contradictions between husbands' and wives' legal status and their lived experience.
Publications: Stray Wives: Marital Conflict in Early National New England (New York University Press, 2005)
Teaching Interests: I teach courses specializing in Early American History, American Women's History, and Adolescent Social Studies Education Methods. In the past, I have taught the following courses:
- HIST 105 United States History to 1877
- HIST 327 Antebellum U.S.
- HIST 328 Civil War Era
- HIST 335 American Women
- HIST 341 From Revolution to Republic
- EDU 419 Adolescence Social Studies Teaching Methods