Dr. Gina M. Martino
Professor Gina Martino received her Ph.D. in early American history from the University of Minnesota after graduating with a B.A. in history and music from St. Olaf College and an M.A. in early modern European history. She is particularly interested in women's history, the history of borderlands, war and society, and early modern Atlantic history.
Her research focuses on women's roles as public, martial actors in the border wars between New England, New France, and Native polities in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. She is the author of "'As Potent a Prince As Any Round About Her': Rethinking Weetamoo of the Pocasset and Native Female Leadership in Early America," published in the Journal of Women's History. Her book, Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast, was published by the University of North Carolina Press.
Dr. Martino's teaching interests include Colonial American history, American women's history, and the American Revolution. Professor Martino is also active in UA's Women's Studies Program.
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