Catherine O’Donnell

Catherine O’Donnell is Professor of History at Arizona State University. She is the author of Elizabeth Seton: American Saint (Cornell University Press, 2018), which was awarded the Distinguished Book Award by the Conference on the History of Women Religious, for books published from 2016-2018, as well as the Biography Prize from the Catholic Press Association.  She is also the author of the books Jesuits in the British and North American Colonies: Faith, Conflict, Adaptation (Brill, 2018) and Men of Letters in the Early Republic (Chapel HIll, 2008) as well as articles appearing in venues including the William and Mary Quarterly, the Journal of the Early Republic, Early American Literature, and the US Catholic Historian.  She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on early American history and the Atlantic World and serves as Associate Director of the Institute for Humanities Research.