Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson

Visiting Lecturer

North America

 Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson earned her PhD in History at the University of California Santa Cruz. Her disseration "Perfect Child, Perfect Faith: Raising Children in Nineteenth-Century Religious Communities" looks at how religious communities saw child rearing as a key aspect to their survival. Her most recent publication “‘We do not have any Prejudice...but’: Racism in the Interracial Berea Literary Institute, 1866-1904,”  was included in the fall 2020 issue of Ohio Valley History. 

Dr. Gudgeirsson teaches courses in US history, with emphases on the Civil War era, children, race, and California history. 

Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson

Curriculum Vitae