Professor of History
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm or By Appointment
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).