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Jane Lamm Carroll, PhD, is a  Professor of History and Women’s Studies at St. Catherine University, where, from 2017-2020, she served as the Sister Mona Riley Endowed Chair in the Humanities.  She received her BA in history from the College of St. Catherine in 1980 and a PhD in history from the University of Minnesota in 1991.  She teaches courses in U.S. history, women’s history, the history of feminism, the history of slavery, and the history of Euro-American colonization.  Her most focused area of research has been in 19th Century Minnesota history, specifically relationships between Dakota women and Anglo-American men and their families.  She is an author and co-editor of Liberating Sanctuary:  100 Years of Women’s Education at the College of St. Catherine (2011).  Her most recent book, Daybreak Woman:  An Anglo-Dakota Life, was published in November 2020 by the Minnesota Historical Society Press and was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award in non-fiction.  She has published seven articles in Minnesota History and is a two-time recipient of the Minnesota Historical Society’s Solon J. Buck Award. 
In 2022, Daybreak Woman won the leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History

Historical consultation
Archival research
Secondary source research
Project review and evaluation


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