Dr. Anne Huebel

Assistant Professor of History


HuebelCourses Taught:
• Renaissance to Napoleon
• 19th & 20th Century Europe
• Germs and Genes: Western Medicine and Society, 1850-1920
• Early Modern British History
• Modern British History
• Nazi Germany
• African History since 1800
• Reason and Romanticism
• Comparative American and European Gender History since 1650

Research Interests:
My recent research is on changing ideas about motherhood in Britain from the 1830s to the 1910s. Developments in biology and medicine profoundly influence how modern people understand mothers’ roles in society, so I am also interested in the history of those scientific fields.

Publications and Presentations:

  • With Donna Decker, Mary C. Kelly, and Debra Picchi. “Women Students, Women Leaders: Claiming Time and Space at Franklin Pierce College.” Intersections: Race, Class and Gender. New England Sociological Association Fall Conference. Keene State College, Keene, NH, Nov. 4, 2006.

  • With Douglas A. Ley and Mary C. Kelly. “Assessment Loops and Hurdles: Fifteen Years of Assessment and Program Revision.” NEEAN Fall Forum 2006. College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, Nov. 3, 2006.

  • Anne Huebel. Review of Judy Giles, The Parlour and the Suburb: Domestic Identities, Class, Femininity and Modernity (Oxford: Berg, 2004) in Journal of British Studies 45 (Jan. 2006): 208-210.

  • "'A potential mother of a race’: Women in the Debate over Motherhood and National Strength, 1890-1910.” North American Conference on British Studies. Denver, CO, Oct. 7-9, 2005.

  • "Bearing the Burden of Empire: Dr. Chavasse’s Conceptions of Motherhood in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Britain.” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. Scripps College, Claremont, CA, June 2-5, 2005.

  • "The Best Security Against Future Pauperism: Boarding-Out in England and the Successful Working-Class Mother, 1870-1900.” Northeast Conference on British Studies. Montreal, Oct. 1-2, 2004.

  • "Motherhood, Civilization, and Nature in Late-Victorian Britain.” Controlling Bodies: The Regulation of Conduct, 1650-2000. University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, June 24-26, 2002.

Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2004
M.A. Kent State University, 1996
B.A. Truman State University, 1994