- Ph.D. in History from the University of Iowa
- U.S. History
- Women and Gender
- Social History
Katherine Jellison earned her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa, where she studied with one of the pioneers in the field of U.S. women’s history, Linda K. Kerber. She has received numerous research grants and fellowships, including awards from the Smithsonian Institution and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Jellison is the author of Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963 (University of North Carolina Press, 1993), It’s Our Day: America’s Love Affair with the White Wedding, 1945-2005 (University Press of Kansas, 2008), and many journal articles and book chapters. She is currently working on a book about Old Order Amish women in the 1930s and 1940s.
Jellison serves the Department of History as chairperson.
- Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963 (University of North Carolina Press, 1993).
- It’s Our Day: America’s Love Affair with the White Wedding, 1945-2005 (University Press of Kansas, 2008).
- HIST 2010: U.S. History since 1865
- HIST 3170: Survey of Ohio History
- HIST 3200: Women in American History before 1877
- HIST 3201: Women in American History since 1877
- HIST 3220: 1960s in the United States
- HIST 3900: History through Film
Jellison has won several teaching honors at Ohio University, including the Excellence in Feminist Pedagogy Award, the University Professor Award, the Jeannette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Social Sciences, and designation as a Fellow in the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities.