Mercyhurst University

Averill Earls, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Preston 119

814-824-2013

Dr. Earls is currently working on publications derived from her dissertation dealing with ideas about and the policing of same-sex desire and masculinity in modern Ireland. She is the Executive Producer at Dig: A History Podcast. Her teaching interests include Digital History, World History, Modern Europe, Britain and Ireland, the Middle East, and gender and sexuality.

 

Education

Ph.D., History, University at Buffalo, 2016

M.A., History, University of Vermont, 2010

B.A., Political Science and History, University of Vermont, 2008

 

Courses

History of Ireland

History Detectives

Digital History: Storytelling

Digital History: 101 to 3.0

Victorian Britain

Russian Film

Global Masculinities

Sex in Modern History

World History II

History & Memory of the Holocaust

 

Select Publications

"Serving as a Teaching Assistant in a Large Section Class." College Teaching Assistant Handbook. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers, 2017.

Teaching Fifty Shades of Grey,” Nursing Clio. March 2017.

“The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse in Twentieth-Century Ireland,” Notches Blog. July 2016.

Review of Disturbing Practices by Laura Doan. CLGBT Newsletter. Fall 2015.