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Dr. Carol White


Office: G-105E
College of Arts & Sciences


Dr. Carol L. White's research interests center on early modern and modern Europe with an emphasis on the Enlightenment in France and Geneva. She has also completed a project on the U.S. home front during World War I. She holds a B.A. from the University of Dallas, an M.A. from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. from Emory University.


BA, History and English, University of Dallas, 1995

MA, Early Modern and Modern Europe, University of Rochester, 1996

Ph D, Early Modern and Modern Europe, Emory University, 2008

Intellectual Contributions

Carol L. White, “Knitting and Cooking for the War: Home Economics and the Poetry of the First World War”, The Journal of American Popular Culture – Spring 2019

Carol L. White, Asserting Authors' Rights in the Eighteenth Century: Voltaire’s La Pucelle and the Republic of Letters, Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians – Summer 2017

Carol L. White, Kathryn J. Pratt-Russell, Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Course in the 'Enlightenment', ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 – November 2013

Carol L. White, Princess Leia May Be Tough, but She Wasn't Always the Feminist She Is Today, PopMatters – December 2017

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

University, Conduct Hearings, Chairperson –  Spring 2014 to Present

University, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Committee Member –  Spring 2018 to Present

University, CSU Chapter of American Association of University Professors, Other –  Spring 2019 to Present

Service to the Community

Board Member, Friends of the East Atlanta Library 2016 to 2021

Committee Member, MARTA's Riders' Advisory Council June 2020 to Present