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Catherine O'Donnell

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Assoc Professor of History
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3251
Lincoln Center Affiliated Faculty
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Assoc Professor of History
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Biography

Catherine O'Donnell is Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University.  She is the author of Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship (Chapel HIll, 2008), as well as articles appearing in the William and Mary Quarterly, the Journal of the Early Republic, Early American Literature, and the US Catholic Historian.  She is currently completing a biography of Elizabeth Ann Seton, founder of the American Daughters of Charity and a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.

Associate Professor, Faculty of History, SHPRS,  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Research Interests

Early American history, culture, and religion

Publications
  • Catherine O'Donnell. John Carroll and the Jesuit Challenge, 1774-1815. Jesuit Survival and Restoration: A Global History, 1773-1900 (2014).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. History: A Useful Tool, Not Answer to All Problems. Arizona Republic (2013).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. "Joseph Dennie, John Carroll, and the Quest for a Limited Authority". Intellectual Authority and Literary Culture in the United States, 1790-1840 (2013).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. "Print Culture after the Revolution". Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution (2013).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. Rethinking Early American Thought. (2012).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. Elizabeth Seton: Transatlantic Cooperation, Spiritual Struggle, and the Early Republican Church. U.S. Catholic Historian (2011).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. John Carroll and the Origins of an American Catholic Church, 1783-1815. William and Mary Quarterly (2011).
  • . . Review of: American Cicero (2011).
  • Angelika Sauer and Catherine O'Donnell. Teaching the Survey in Continental Perspective. North America as a Migration Region (2011).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. "But, That's Just Not True!". (2011).
  • Catherine O'Donnell. Literature and Politics in the Early Republic: Views from the Bridge. Journal of the Early Republic (2010).
  • . . Review of: Sensibility and the American Revolution (2010).
  • Kaplan, Catherine O'Donnell. Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. (2008).
  • Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. Ars Brevis, Vita Brevis. (2008).
  • Catherine Kaplan. Theft and Countertheft: Joseph Plumb Martin's Revolutionary War Memoir. Early American Literature (2006).
  • . . Review of: After Franklin: The Emergence of Autobiography in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1830 (2006).
  • Kaplan, Catherine O'Donnell. Poetry of the Revolutionary and Early National Eras. Scribner Encyclopedia of the New American Nation (2005).
  • . . Review of: Revolutionary Mothers: Women int he Struggle for America's Independence (2005).
  • Catherine Kaplan. 'He Summons Genius...to his Aid': Partisanship and the Making of the Farmer's Weekly Museum, 1795-1800. Journal of the Early Republic (2004).
  • . . Review of: Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800 (2004).
  • . . Review of: Peoples of a Spacious Land (2003).
  • . . Review of: The Devil and Doctor Dwight: Satire and Theology in the Early American Republic (2003).
  • Kaplan, Catherine. Was there an American nationalism before the Revolution. (2003).
  • Catherine Kaplan. Elihu Hubbard Smith and the Institutions of the Republic of Utopia. Early American Literature (2000).
  • . . Review of: Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism: A Family History, by Phyllis Cole, and The Remarkable Mrs. Ripley: The Life of Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley (2000).
  • Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. "Was the Federalist Press Staid and Apolitical"?. (0).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 495Methods of Historical Inquiry
HST 599Thesis
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 494Special Topics
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 494Special Topics
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 792Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 692Research
HST 792Research
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 484Internship
HST 493Honors Thesis
HST 499Individualized Instruction
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 484Internship
REL 484Internship
HST 484Internship
HST 492Honors Directed Study
HST 598Special Topics
HST 790Reading and Conference
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 484Internship
HST 493Honors Thesis
HST 598Special Topics
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 499Individualized Instruction
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 700Research Methods
Presentations

Courses in Atlantic World, early American history, American religion at undergraduate and graduate levels

Professional Associations
American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Society of Early Americanists, American Catholic Historical Association
Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History
Graduate Faculty: History, Religious Studies