Text Box: Deborah Welch, PhD

Text Box: Professor of History, Longwood University
Director of Public History

A native of North Carolina, Deborah Welch Lawrence received her PhD from the University of Wyoming in American Indian history in 1985. She married Dr. Peter Lawrence, professor of Veterinary Medicine. For a list of her publications and presentations, please click on the appropriate link on the left. All royalties from these published works are donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Her current research includes a study on societal reaction to widows throughout American history tentatively entitled: “`Hold Onto Me’: Case Studies in Widowhood from Colonial Times to Present.” She is also preparing a study of American Indian diets prior to contact and the resulting health benefits that can be adopted to modern lifestyles. Finally, she is drawing together a group of contributors to prepare a text on teaching public history suitable for undergraduate classroom use.
 

Text Box: A native of North Carolina, Deborah Welch Lawrence received her PhD from the University of Wyoming in American Indian history in 1985. She married Dr. Peter Lawrence, professor of Veterinary Medicine. For a list of her publications and presentations, please click on the appropriate link on the left. All royalties from these published works are donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Her current research includes a study on societal reaction to widows throughout American history tentatively entitled: “`Hold Onto Me’: Case Studies in Widowhood from Colonial Times to Present.” She is also preparing a study of American Indian diets prior to contact and the resulting health benefits that can be adopted to modern lifestyles. Finally, she is drawing together a group of contributors to prepare a text on teaching public history suitable for undergraduate classroom use.

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