Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Emily Clark

Professor - History

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Department Affiliation

  • B.A., Newcomb College of Tulane University
  • M.S.W., Tulane University of Social Work
  • Ph.D., Tulane University, History
Academic Experience
  • Professor, Tulane University, 2014- present
  • Associate Professor of History, Tulane University, 2008-2014
  • Assistant Professor of History, Tulane University, 2005-2008
  • Vice President and Adjunct Professor of History & Religious Studies, Lewis and Clark College, 2002-2005
  • Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi, 2000-2002

Research & Teaching Specializations: History, Women’s Studies, Religious Studies, Atlantic World, Women in US History, History of Religion

Related Experience
  • Chair, New Orleans Tricentennial Symposium Committee, 2017-2018
  • Vice president for planning and secretary of the College, Lewis and Clark College, 2002-2003
  • Principal, The Pragma Group, 1993-1993
  • Vice President for Public Affairs, Tulane University, 1990-1993
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Tulane University, 2014
  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, 2010
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Italian
Selected Publications
  • 2019. “Vocation,” in Elizabeth Jacoway, ed., No Straight Path: Becoming Women Historians. Louisiana State University Press.
  • 2017. “Missionary Orders in French Colonial New Orleans,” in New Orleans: The Founding Era, Erin Greenwald, ed. New Orleans: Historic New Orleans Collection.
  • 2017. “Genre et conversion religieuse des esclaves: La Nouvelle-Orléans 1720-1800,” in Les Laïcs dans la mission: Europe et Amériques XVIe-XVIIIe siècles. Edited by Aliocha Maldavsky. Presses Universitaires François-Rabelais: Tours, 183-194.
  • 2013. “The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World.” University of North Carolina Press.
  • 2013. “When is a Cloister Not a Cloister> Comparing Women and Religion in the colonies of France and Spain.” in Emily Clark and Mary Laven, eds, Women and Religion in the Atlantic Age
  • 2003. “The Feminine Face of Afro-Catholicism in New Orleans, 1727-1852.” With Virginia M. Gould. William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser. 59:2 (April 2002): 409-448

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