Jean E. Richardson
Jean E. Richardson
Campus Address: Classroom Building C218
Ph.D., University at Buffalo
American history, Women’s history, Immigration and Ethnicity, Regional history, New York State history and American Civil War/ Reconstruction.
Coordinator of Archival Resources, Monroe Fordham Regional History Center
Director, Buffalo Historical Geographic Information System (GIS), Project. This is an ongoing research project. Website http://history.buffalostate.edu/BuffaloGIS/StartGIS.htm
A History of the Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo NY 1848-1900. Lewiston, NY: Mellon Press, 2005.
Encyclopedia entries in the Encyclopedia of New York State, Syracuse University Press, 2004: "Buffalo Hospital of Sisters of Charity," "Buffalo General Hospital," "Samuel Wilkeson," "Niagara Frontier," and with Dr. M. Stephen Pendleton, "Nativism" and "Know-Nothing Party."
“Buffalo’s Antebellum African American Community and the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History 27 (July 2003).
“A Tale of Two Nineteenth Century Hospitals: Buffalo Hospital of the Sisters of Charity and Buffalo General Hospital.” In Medical History in Buffalo, 1846-1996: Collected Essays. Comp. and Ed. Lilli Sentz. Buffalo: Friends of the Health Sciences Library and the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1996.
“Sisterhood is Powerful: Sister Nurses Confront the Modernization of Nursing.” In Florence Nightingale and Her Era: A Collection of New Scholarship. Eds. Vern Bullough, Bonnie Bullough and Marietta Stanton. New York: Garland Publishing, 1990.
U.S. History- Colonial Period to 1877
U.S. Women’s History
U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
History and Government of New York State
History of Buffalo/Niagara Frontier
U.S. Immigration and Ethnicity
Undergraduate Seminar in U.S. History
Undergraduate Seminar Historiography
Local History: Research Methods and Techniques
Problems in U.S. History-Colonial Period to 1877
Readings in U.S. History
Research in U.S. History