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Molly Mersmann

Molly Mersmann

Graduate Student // History

Office and Contact

Room: REC 409

Office hours:

  • Spring 2022: 12:00-1:00 PM Mondays and Wednesday
  • and by appointment



Ph.D. Candidate, Purdue University
M.A. Purdue University
B.A. Hanover College


19th Century U.S.
U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
History of Women and Gender

My work specializes in the post-Civil War era, focusing on how southerners, white and black, men and women, whose communities were touched by destruction during the American Civil War, rebuilt their homes, businesses, and lives.