Dr. Genevieve Carlton

G. Carlton



Gottschalk Hall 301F

Phone: (502) 852-3928


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Dr. Carlton joined the history faculty in 2011 as an Assistant Professor of Early Modern Europe after receiving her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She specializes in the history of early modern Europe, including Renaissance Italy, the history of science, and the history of cartography. Her research focuses on the consumption of early printed maps, asking how private consumers attached meaning to their maps in sixteenth-century Italy, and her current book manuscript is titled Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy.

    Courses Taught:

    • History of Civilizations to 1500
    • Renaissance Culture
    • The Scientific Revolution
    • History of Modern Science
    • European Witch Trials
    • Reformation (500)
    • Renaissance (500)