Murray State University Kathy Callahan

Kathy Callah

Kathy Callahan


"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:

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.