Emily Sackett

Emily Sackett

Field & Specialties

early America
women and gender


M.A., History, University of Virginia, 2018
B.A., St. Olaf College, 2016


“‘Greater Numbers of Fair and Lovely Women’: White women and the Barbadian Demographic Crisis, 1673-1715,” in Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, November 2022

Awards & Honors

Teaching Fellowship, Center for the Study of the Age of Jefferson, 2021-2022 

Alice Massey Nesbitt Fellowship Award, Jamestowne Society, 2019-2020

Elizabeth Greer Graduate Fellow, UVA Women's Center, 2019

Dumas Malone Graduate Research Fellowship, 2019-2020

Wilson Library Dissertation Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill, 2019-2020

Clark Library Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies Predoctoral Fellowship, UCLA, 2019-2020

Courses Taught

Graduate Teaching Assistant

HIUS 3231: Rise and Fall of the Slave South (Spring 2019)

HIUS 3011: The Colonial Period of American HIstory (Fall 2018)

HIST 2122: Maps in World History (Spring 2018)

WGS 2100: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 



HIUS 4501: “Wives, Widows, and Witches: Women’s Lives in Early America”