Ashley Elrod
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5624
Early Modern Europe, U.S. & Global Disability History
Courses Taught
111A: World History: The West to 1500 302B: Age of Reformation 307B: Age of Enlightenment 309: History of Disability
Research Interests
European history, German history, legal culture, disability, guardianship, gender

Duke University

History, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

“Denouncing the Spendthrift: Debating Social Identity in the Court of Law and Public Opinion,” in Names and Naming in Early Modern Germany, edited by Beth Plummer and Joel Harrington. Berghahn Publishers (Oxford, UK), May 2019. 

Additional Information

Awards & Honors:

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute “Global Histories of Disability,” 2018

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation & Council for European Studies, Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2016-2017

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Research Scholarship, 2013-2014

Central European History Society, Research Grant for Dissertation Travel, 2013

Duke University, James B. Duke Fellowship, 2010-2014

(773) 442-5624
Office Hours
Spring 2019: Tuesday: 2:30-4:30 p.m; Wednesday: 11 a.m-1 p.m
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