A professor speaks to a group of students sitting in the film viewing room with black and white film on the screen over his shoulder.

Jacqueline Beatty, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., George Mason University (2016)
  • M.A., Villanova University (2012)
  • B.A., Boston College (2010)


  • Introduction to Public History
  • Digital Public History
  • Museum Studies
  • Era of the American Revolution
  • Gender in History

Research Interests

  • Colonial, Revolutionary, and Early National American/U.S. History
  • History of American Women and Gender

Recent Publications

  • “Privileged in the Patriarchy: How Charleston Wives Negotiated Financial Freedom in the Early Republic,” The South Carolina Historical Magazine, July 2018
  • “Complicated Allegiances: Women, Politics, and Property in Post-Occupation Charleston,” in Holly Mayer, ed., Women Waging War in the American Revolution, forthcoming summer 2022, University of Virginia Press
  • In Dependence: Women, Power, and the Patriarchal State in Revolutionary America, forthcoming spring 2023, NYU Press