Arch Dalrymple III Department of History

University of Mississippi

Theresa H. Levitt

Professor of History

Office hours:  Monday and Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm or By Appointment

Bishop Hall 323
(662) 915-3792  |  tlevitt@olemiss.edu

Education
Ph.D, Harvard University

Teaching and Research Interests
History of Science, France

Theresa joined the faculty at the University of Mississippi in 2002. She received her B.S. in physics from MIT, a MA in History from Iowa State University, and a PhD from Harvard. Her publications include The Shadow of Enlightenment: Optical and Political Transparency in France 1789-1848 (Oxford University Press, 2009) and A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse (W.W. Norton, 2013 and 2015).