Maureen Fitzgerald

WSRP Research Associate 1995-1996

Research project

Saving the Children from the 'Child-Savers': Irish-Catholic Nuns and the Origins of the Welfare State, New York City, 1830-1920

Exploration of the construction of Catholic charities by nuns as cultural resistance to state and cultural assimilationist programs.

Course

HDS 2286: Religious and Political Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America (Spring 1996)

Publications