Kate Fawver, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Professor, History
Office: LCH A-311
Phone Extension: x3494
Email Username: kfawver
- Fawver, Kathleen, “Gender and the Structure of the Planter-Household in the Eighteenth Century,” Early American Studies, (Fall 2006)
- “The Slave Family in the Chesapeake: New Evidence, New Perspectives” in Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives, Eds. Debra Meyers and Melanie Perreault, (Lexington Press, 2006).
- "Lords of Creation": Household and Family Structure in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California Riverside, 2002.
- “The Demography of Female Autonomy and Dependence in Early North American Households,” Fourteenth Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, June 12-15, 2008.
- “Marriage, Neolocality, and Parental Control in Early North American Families,” Social Science History Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 15-18, 2007.
- “What can we learn from pre-modern American lists? Authority and Dependence in the Pre-Modern American Household: A Case Study of the 1775 Revolutionary Enumeration,” The Potential and Limitations of a List at the Center for Theoretical Study at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Charles University and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, November 8-9, 2007.
- “Gender, Race, and Household Structure in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake.” Were Women Present at the Demographic Transition? University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 20-21, 2005.
- “Women’s Economies in the Chesapeake: The Organization of Labor in a Plantation Society” Women’s Economies in Early America, The Program for Early American Economy and Society, October 1, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- “The Economics of Enslaved Children: A Demographic Analysis of Plantation Structure in the British Colony of Maryland in 1776.” Avignon Conference on Slavery and Unfree Labour: Children and Slavery, Avignon, France, May 20-22, 2004.
- “Households and Families in the Chesapeake: New Methods.” The Western Association of Women Historians Annual Conference, Huntington Library, San Mateo California, 2000.
- “A Demographic Model of the Planter-Household in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake.” Social Science History Association, Fort Worth, Texas, 1999.
Fellowships, Grants and Honors
- Integrated Public-Use Manuscripts Summer Workshop, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2006.
- Lord Baltimore Research Fellow, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Maryland 2005-2006.
- RSCAAP Research and Travel Grant (CSUDH), 2005.
- Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Department of Women’s Studies, University of California, Riverside, 2000-2001.
- Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant, Division of Graduate Studies, University of California, Riverside, 1998-1999.
- Humanities Graduate Research Assistantship, Division of Graduate Studies, University of California, Riverside1997-1998.
- Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Research Grant, Division of Graduate Studies, University of California, Riverside, 1997-1998.
- Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant, Division of Graduate Studies, University of California, Riverside, 1997-1998.
- Dissertation Block Grant, Department of History, University of California, Riverside, 1998.
- Program Scholar, Inter-University Consortium for Social and Political Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1996.