Skip to content
 Scroll To Top

Jennifer Welsh, Ph.D.

Term Assistant Professor of History 
Arts and Sciences - Social Sciences


Whitehead Bldg 219, Juneau Campus



  • Ph.D., History, Duke University (2009)
  • M.A., Duke University, History (2004) Winter
  • M.A., Cornell University, Medieval Studies (2000)
  • B.A., History, German, and International Studies University of Richmond (1995)


European writings about Japan; early modern women's education


The Cult of St. Anne in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Sanctity in Global Perspective Series (New York, NY: Routledge, 2017)

“Knocking on the “Outer Door”: The Ryukyu Kingdom, Western Imagination, and Perry’s Expedition” Japan Studies Association Journal 16 (2018)

“Martin Luther and the Saints,” “Anna Bijns,” “Caritas Pirckheimer,” “Ursula von Münsterberg,” and “Florentina von Oberweimar,” in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017)


Sixteenth Century Society, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender, American Academy of Religion, Japan Studies Association

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 105: World History to 1500
  • HIST 350/ANTH 350: Ancient Civilizations
  • HIST 375: Special Topics: The Silk Road
  • HIST 375: Special Topics: Medieval Europe


By appointment via Zoom or telephone.


Page maintained by Webmaster. Directory information is maintained by each department.