Kathy Callahan

Kathy Callah


 "Women, Poverty and Criminality in Late Eighteenth-Century London." Journal for the Study of British Cultures (Germany), forthcoming, spring 2014.

"Women Who Kill: An Analysis of Cases in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century London", The Journal of Social History, 46:4 (Summer 2013): 1013-38.

"On the Receiving End: Women and Stolen Goods in London, 1783-1815", The London Journal, Vol. 37 No. 2, July, 2012, 106–21.

"British Convict Forced Migration to Australia:  Causes and Consequences", for inclusion in Special Focus on Migration, New York: College Board; August 2008. (peer-reviewed lesson plan). Found at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/repository/World_History_Migration_SF.pdf

Women, Crime, and Work: The Case of London 1783-1815 , Marquette University, 2005.


  • Making of Britain
  • Tudor Stuart England
  • Modern Britain
  • Europe in Renaissance and Reformation
  • Medieval Europe
  • Women in History (Europe)
  • Introduction to Historical Studies
  • History of Crime and Punishment (Special Topics)
  • History of London (Special Topics), partially taught in London, Spring 2014
  • Women in Big Houses (Special Topics), partially taught in Scotland, Summer 2014
  • World Civilizations I and II (Classroom and Web)
  • Honors World Civilization I and II

Scholarly interests

My primary research interest is women in early modern (1500-1815) England and Scotland. My published research focuses on women and crime in late eighteenth-century London. Currently, I am researching the life and activities of Anna Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch of Scotland. 

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