Sarah Knott

Sarah Knott is a British-born historian and mother now living and teaching in the United States.

After training at Oxford University and the University of Pennsylvania, she was postdoctoral fellow on the international London-based “Women, Gender and Enlightenment” project. She is currently Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, where she teaches courses on American and European history, on the history of gender and motherhood, and on the methods of history. She is the author of Sensibility and the American Revolution (2009) and has received numerous fellowships for her work from institutions such as the Rothermere American Institute; Oxford University; Harvard University; the American Philosophical Society; the College of Physicians of Philadelphia; and the Andrew Mellon foundation.




Viking (UK) FSG (US), 2018