photo of Isabel Bielat in 2019

Isabel Bielat

Field & Specialties

Modern Europe
Britain and British Empire
Victorian and Global Nineteenth Century Studies


B.A. History and Victorian Studies, Vassar College, 2020

Thesis: "Uncharted Chartists: Political Self-Representation in Chartist Women's Writing"




Isabel Bielat is a third-year PhD student in Modern European history. Her work traces themes of protest, reform, empire, and democratic expression through and beyond British and British imperial history and the long nineteenth century.

Isabel is the incoming editor of Essays in History, an open-access journal for emerging historians edited by graduate students at UVA.