Ph.D., York University, 2001
M.A., York University, 1994
B.A. (Hons.), Memorial University, 1992
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 (Ashgate, 2006) as well as a chapter on Henrietta Maria in Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England (University of Nebraska Press, 2009). She has reviewed books for H-Albion, The Journal of British Studies, Renaissance Quarterly, History: Review of New Books, The Canadian Journal of History and The Historian and has contributed ten biographical entries to A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen, Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500-1650 (Routledge, 2017).
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 Restoration England.
World History to 1400
World Civilizations, 1000-1800
History of England to 1688
History of England 1688 - the Present
Tudor and Stuart England
Women in European History, 1000-1800
Rhetoric and Writing in History
Medieval Europe, c. 476-1400
Early Modern Europe, c. 1450-1789
UTC Faculty Grant, 2017
CAS Travel Grant, 2016
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
Ten biographical entries to A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen, Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500-1650 (Routledge, 2017).
“‘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.