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Megan Kessler-Hildebrand

Megan Kessler-Hildebrand

Graduate Student

Teaching Assistant

207 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • Monday: 1:00-2:00
  • Thursday: 12:00-2:00


I am a graduate student studying 19th-Century U.S. History under the direction of Dr. Lori Ginzberg. My secondary fields of study are Latin American History and Women's History and I am also pursuing a dual-degree PhD with Women's Studies. Additionally, I am an affiliated member of the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center. My research interests include Roman Catholic women religious in the United States, convent culture, and nun-operated schools and hospitals in nineteenth-century America.

Research Interests:

Nineteenth-century U.S. History, Women & Gender History, American Catholic History