Dr. Felicity Turner
Assistant Professor of History (2013).
BA (Honors), Monash University (1996); MA, La Trobe University (2002); PhD, Duke University (2010).
Teaching and Research Interests: History of the body; women, gender, and sexuality; law and society; nineteenth-century US history.
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST 3740 Women & Gender in American History
- HIST 5240 Topics in Women & Gender in America
- HIST5248 Topics in Law & History
Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
Office: Hawes 105B
Fax: (912) 478-0377
- Felicity Turner, “Rights and the Ambiguities of the Law: Infanticide in the Nineteeth-Century U.S. South,” Journal of the Civil War Era 4:3 (September 2014): 350-372.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- 2015 Coordinating Council for Women in History Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Award for “Rights and the Ambiguities of the Law.”
- My current book manuscript, “Bodies of Knowledge: Narrating Infanticide in the Nineteenth-Century Press,” examines how nineteenth-century Americans constructed ideas of and about the racialized and gendered body through inquests, criminal records, and medical journals.
Last updated: 9/10/2018