Marilyn J Westerkamp

User Marilyn J Westerkamp

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Humanities Division



Feminist Studies Department
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Stevenson College Academic Building

Spring 2022: Office hours by appt. Email to set up zoom meeting

Stevenson Academic Services

B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

British Colonial America; Early Modern Atlantic World; Early Modern Cultural and Religious History; World Missionary History; Women and Religion; Gender

British Colonial America; US and the World; American Feminist Thought; History of Religions in the U.S.; Gender and History; History of the Body

Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990

Fellowship, American Council of of Learned Societies, 1993-94


  • The Passion of Anne Hutchinson: An Extraordinary Woman, the Puritan Patriarchs, and the World they Made and Lost. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021
  • Women and Religion in Early America 1600-1850: The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions. London and New York: Routledge, 1999.
  • "Engendering Puritan Religious Culture in Old and New England." Pennsylvania History 64 (1997), 105-22.
  • "Puritan Patriarchy and the Problem of Divine Revelation." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 23 (1993), 571-95.
  • "Anne Hutchinson, Sectarian Mysticism, and the Puritan Order." Church History, 59 (1990), 482-96.
  • Triumph of the Laity: Scots-Irish Piety and the Great Awakening 1625-1760. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.