Dr. Debra Meyers

Dr. Debra Meyers

Dr. Debra Meyers

Professor of History 
Women's and Gender Studies
Director of Public History
Ph.D., Univ of Rochester, 1997

Office: Founders Hall 328
Phone: (859) 572-5550
Email: meyersde@nku.edu


          Vita
          Teaching
          Awards
          Publications

Education

St. Mary’s Seminary/Athenaeum
 
Lay Pastoral Ministry Graduate Certificate  2011 (expected)

University of Rochester 1997
 
Doctor of Philosophy
  American History
  Women’s Studies
  African-American Studies

University of Rochester 1997
 
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies

Nazareth College 1990
 
BA, History

Monroe Community College 1979
 
AAS, Mechanical Technology

Academic positions

  • Professor, Department of History at NKU, 2010
  • Associate Professor at NKU, 2005-2009
  • Assistant Professor at NKU, 2001-2004
  • Assistant Professor at Ohio State University, 2000-2001
  • Assistant Professor at Long Island University, 1997-2000
  • Lecturer at Nazareth College, 1995-1997
  • Lecturer at Monroe Community College, 1995-1997

Recent Awards / Grants / Recognition

  • 2011 NKU’s online course creation grant for a General Education course
  • 2010 NKU’s online course creation grant for a graduate course “Real History Detectives”
  • 2008 NKU’s online course creation grant for a graduate internet research course
  • 2007 NKU’s Frank Sinton Milburn Outstanding Professor Award Nominee
  • 2005 NKU’s Faculty Senate’s Research Project Grant
  • 2004 NKU’s Presidential Ambassadors’ Exceptional Faculty Award
  • 2004 NKU’s Faculty Senate’s Summer Research Grant
  • 2003 Web-enhanced Course Development Grant for a course on Women and Religion (NKU’s Faculty Development Center)
  • 2002 Web-enhanced Course Development Grant for an African-American Women’s interdisciplinary course (NKU’s Faculty Development Center)
  • 1998 Instructional Development Grant - The grant was used to create multimedia materials for introductory humanities courses and a digitized archive based on the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library collection
  • 1998 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship - Participated in the NEH Humanities Institute “Redefining the Sacred in Early Modern England” directed by Richard C. McCoy at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC
  • 1997 Organization of American Historians Pelzer Prize finalist
  • 1996 Folger Shakespeare Library’s Grant-in-Aid to attend a semester long seminar "Gender and Politics in Early Modern Europe" directed by Stanley Chojnacki
  • 1995 Susan B. Anthony Institute for Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate

Publications

Books

Work in progress for World and American History open source textbook series based on AAC&U LEAP outcomes with embedded student assessment tools.

Inequity in Education: Historical Perspectives on American Education, Debra Meyers and Burke Miller, eds. (Lexington Books: academic division of Rowan and Littlefield, 2009).

Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives, Debra Meyers and Melanie Perrault, eds. (Lexington Books, 2006).
Common Whores, Vertuous Women, and Loveing Wives: Free Will Christian Women in Colonial Maryland, North American Religion Series (Indiana University Press, 2003).

Mujeres y Religion en el Viejo y el Nuevo Mundo, en la Edad Moderna (Madrid: Narcea, S.A. de Ediciones, 2002).

Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds, Debra Meyers and Susan Dinan eds. (NY: Routledge, 2001).

Articles and book chapters

“Colonial Period” in Women in American History: An Encyclopedia, Hasia R. Diner, ed. (NY, NY: Facts on File Press, 2011) [co-authored with NKU graduate student Anna Lorenz]

“Calvert’s Catholic Colony” in Constructing Early Modern Empires: Proprietary Ventures in the Atlantic World, 1500-1750, L.H. Roper and Bertrand Van Ruymbeke, eds. (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2007).

“Reconstructing Gender: Early Modern English Politics and Religion in the Chesapeake” in Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives, Debra Meyers and Melanie Perrault, eds. (Lexington Books, 2006).

“Early Modern Gender Reconstruction in the New World” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Sponsored by the East West Council for Education Center of Asian Pacific Studies of Peking University (2005).

“Civic Engagement Working at NKU” in VISTA, NKU’s College of Arts and Sciences annual magazine (2004).
“Early Modern English Women and Religion in the New World,” in Religion in America: European and American Perspectives, D. Rubin and H. Krabbendam eds. (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2004).

“Gender and Politics in England’s Catholic Colony,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science  (2003).

"Private Lives," Maryland Historical Magazine, 97 (2002) 268-302.

“Genero y Religion en la provincia catolica de Maryland” in Mujeres y Religion en el Viejo y el Nuevo Mundo, en la Edad Moderna, Susan Dinan and Debra Meyers, eds. (Madrid: Narcea, S.A. de Ediciones, 2002).

"Gender and Religion in England’s Catholic Province," Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds, Meyers and Dinan eds. (NY: Routledge, 2001).

"The Civic Lives of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," Maryland Historical Magazine, 94 (1999) 309-328.

“Frank Lloyd Wright: The Architect as Preacher,” The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 6 (1994) 24-40.