Susannah Ottaway ’89
Education & Professional History
Carleton College, BA; Brown University, MA, PhD
At Carleton since 1998.
Highlights & Recent Activity
“Reconsidering Poor Law Institutions by Virtually Constructing and Re-Viewing an Eighteenth-Century Workhouse,” with Austin Mason, The Historical Journal, 64(3), 557-582.
“A very Bad Presidente in the House”: Workhouse Masters, Care and Discipline in the
Eighteenth-Century Workhouse, forthcoming in Journal of Social History (2020).
Faculty co-director, with Kelly Connole, 4-year, Mellon-funded initiative – Public Works: Arts and Humanities, Connecting Communities
NEH Digital Humanities Advancement grant – contributor to the project “Castle to Classrooms: Developing an Irish Castle in Virtual Reality.”
Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations
North American Conference on British Studies.
American Historical Association.
American Friends of the Institute for Historical Research.
Social Science History Association.
HIST 239: Hunger, Public Policy and Food Provision in History
HIST 391: Senior Independent Study
HIST 200: Historians for Hire
HIST 244: The Enlightenment and Its Legacies