Dr. Stacey Robertson

Oglesby Endowed Professor of American Heritage

Dr. Stacey RobertsonAn active teacher-scholar, Dr. Stacey Robertson has published four journal articles and presented more than 25 papers at professional conferences. She is the author of Parker Pillsbury: Radical Abolitionist, Male Feminist (2000) and has two new books to be released in 2010, “Hearts Beating for Liberty”: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest and Antebellum Women: Private, Public, Political co-authored with Carol Lasser. 

Dr. Robertson, who was appointed the Oglesby Professorship of American Heritage in 2009, is the third holder of this endowed professorship.

“It is a great honor to hold the Oglesby Professorship of American Heritage,” Dr. Robertson said.  “I am so privileged to be able to focus on the excitement of conducting research all over the world.  I am also delighted to be a part of the History Department at Bradley; my colleagues are the most talented, devoted and creative historians one could hope to work with.”

Dr. Robertson came to Bradley after earning a Ph. D. in history with an emphasis on women’s studies in 1994 from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she also earned a master’s degree in history in 1989.  As an undergraduate she earned her bachelor’s degree in Social History and Social Movements from Whittier College in California. 

Dr. Robertson received the First-Year Faculty Teaching Award in 1995, the Charles M. Putnam Award for Teaching Excellence in 2008 and is a two-time recipient of the University’s Order of Omega Professor of the Year Award (2003, 2005). In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Robertson directs the Women’s Studies Program.