Tracy N. Leavelle, BA, PhD
Tracy N. Leavelle, BA, PhD

Tracy N. Leavelle, BA, PhD

Associate Professor
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Director, College of Arts & Sciences
Director, College of Arts & Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Arts & Sciences

Position

  • Associate Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • History

Education

  • Arizona State University, PhD in History (2001)
  • Dartmouth College, BA in Anthropology (1992)

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions in French and Indian North America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press., 2011

Articles

  • Space and Place, Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2013, 18-20, 2013

Publications

  • Native American Religions in the Early South, The Journal of Southern Religion, 14, 2012, 2012

Presentations

  • Catholic Missions and Native Peoples: An Archaeology of Memory and Meaning, Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium. University of Dayton., 2015
  • "John Hall’s Fence: Volcanic Eruptions and Imperial Anxieties in Nineteenth-Century Hawai‘i,” American Studies Association, Toronto, 2015
  • "Missionaries as Founding Fathers,” Founding Padres Symposium, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, 2015
  • “The Earth Trembles and the Hills Melt Like Wax”: The Natural Theology of Volcanoes in Nineteenth-Century Hawai‘i,” Kripke Center Symposium on Religion and the Sciences, Creighton University, Omaha NE, 2014
  • “Roundtable: Religion and US Empire,” American Academy of Religion, Baltimore MD, 2013
  • Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism Seminar in American Religion: “Emma Anderson, The Death and Afterlife of the North American Martyrs,” University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN, 2013
  • “The Awful Crater and the Eternal God: Volcanoes and Missionary Science in Nineteenth-Century Hawai‘i,” Science and Religion Lecture Series, Hampshire College, Amherst MA, 2013