Professor White’s primary research focuses on Stuart England, principally the roles
of queens consort. Among her publications include the monograph Henrietta Maria and the English Civil Wars (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006) as well as a chapter on Henrietta Maria in Queens and
Power in Medieval and Early Modern England (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009). She has reviewed books for H-Albion,
The Journal of British Studies, The Canadian Journal of History/Annals canadiennes d’histoire and The Historian and has contributed ten biographical entries to A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen, Exemplary Lives and Memorable
Acts, 1500-1650 (Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming).
Dr. White’s most recent research project examines the life of Charles II’s queen consort
Catherine of Braganza. Her thematic biography Catherine of Braganza: Charles II’s Neglected Queen explores issues of diplomatic influence, global trade, and the changing tastes of
World Civilizations, 1000-1800
History of England to 1688
History of England 1688 - the Present
Tudor and Stuart England
Women in European History
Ruth Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence, 2014
UTC Faculty Research Grant, 2003, 2013
UTC Council of Scholars – elected member, 2013
UT-Alumni Association Outstanding Professor Award, 2007
Student Government Association Outstanding Teacher Award, 2007
UTC Faculty Development Grant, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
UC Foundation Summer Fellowship, 2006, 2010
Catherine of Braganza: Charles II’s Neglected Queen. In Progress.
A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen, Exemplary Lives and Memorable
Acts, 1500-1650 (eds. Carole Levin, Michele Osherow, and Anna Riehl), under contract with Ashgate
Publishing. Ten entries.
“‘She is the Man and Raignes’: Popular Representations of Henrietta Maria during the
English Civil Wars,” in Robert Bucholz and Carole Levin (eds.), Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
Henrietta Maria and the English Civil Wars. Aldershot: Ashgate Publications Ltd, 2006.