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Kellianne King

Kellianne King

PhD Candidate

108 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. M.A., Penn State University, 2019
  2. B.A., George Washington University, 2014 Magna Cum Laude


I am a PhD candidate in 19th and 20th century United States history pursuing a dual-title in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. My research interests include the history of science and medicine, particularly the professionalization of neurology and psychiatry in the latter half of the nineteenth century. I am interested in the ways diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses differed along race, gender, and class lines. 

Dissertation Chair(s):

Lori Ginzberg

Research Interests:

Gender History, Intellectual History, Environmental History, Science and Medicine, Social History, 19th and 20th Century US History