Positions

Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • Dr. Kimberly Alexander is Director of Museum Studies and Lecturer, teaching museum studies, material culture, American history, Architectural history, and New Hampshire history in the History Department of the University of New Hampshire. She has held curatorial positions at several New England museums, including the MIT Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum and Strawbery Banke. Her most recent book, entitled "Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era" traces the history of early Anglo-American footwear from the 1740s through the 1790s (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018). Dr. Alexander was Andrew Oliver Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Historical Society (2016-2017) and was guest curator of “Fashioning the New England Family,” (October 2018- April 2019) at MHS. Her companion book, "Fashioning the New England Family" is forthcoming.
  • Selected Publications

    Teaching Activities

  • History of New Hampshire Taught course 2022
  • Museum Studies Taught course 2022
  • Adv Exp/Amer Architectural His Taught course 2022
  • Exp/ Amer Architectural Hist Taught course 2022
  • Internship in Museum Studies Taught course 2022
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2022
  • Spc Top/Museum Studies Taught course 2022
  • Dir Read/Early American Hist Taught course 2021
  • History of New Hampshire Taught course 2021
  • Museum Studies Taught course 2021
  • Surv/Architecture in AmerExper Taught course 2021
  • History of Early America Taught course 2021
  • Independent Study Taught course 2021
  • Stdy/Regional Material Culture Taught course 2021
  • Museum Studies Taught course 2020
  • Surv/Architecture in Amer Exp Taught course 2020
  • History of Early America Taught course 2020
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2020
  • Stdy/Regional Material Culture Taught course 2020
  • History of Early America Taught course 2019
  • History of New Hampshire Taught course 2019
  • Internship in Museum Studies Taught course 2019
  • Museum Studies Taught course 2019
  • History of Early America Taught course 2019
  • Spc Top/NE Mat Culture&Objects Taught course 2019
  • History of Early America Taught course 2018
  • History of New Hampshire Taught course 2018
  • Internship in Museum Studies Taught course 2018
  • Museum Studies Taught course 2018
  • Independent Study Taught course 2018
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. History, Colby College
  • M.A. Art History: Architectural History, Boston University
  • Ph.D. Art History: Architectural History, Boston University
  • Full Name

  • Kimberly Alexander