Averill Earls
Assistant Professor
Preston 119

Dr. Earls is the Executive Producer of Dig: A History Podcast. She is currently working on two book projects: Love in the Lav is derived from her dissertation on the experiences and policing of same-sex desire in modern Ireland; and Seance in the Archive, a public history of Lily Dale, NY, which she is co-authoring with her team members at Dig. She also hosts for the Irish Studies channel of the New Books Network podcast, and serves as the Layout Editor for Nursing Clio. Her teaching interests include digital history, Britain and Ireland, imperialism and postcolonial history, gender and sexuality, World History, and modern Europe.


  • 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 Taught

  • 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

Selected Publications