Hiram College

Rodney Hessigner, associate dean and associate professor of history, has received much recognition from the academic community.

He recently had his article A Base and Unmanly Conspiracy:  Catholicism and the Hogan Schism in the Gendered Religious Marketplace of Philadelphia” accepted for publication in the Journal of the Early Republic.  It will be published sometime this year.

Hessinger also had a panel and paper accepted at the Society for the Historians of the Early American Republic conference this summer in Philadelphia. The paper is entitledWrested from the arms of an affectionate and weeping mother: The Naturalization of the Nuclear Family in Anti-Shaker Narratives.” It is part of a larger panel entitled “(Con)tested Loyalties: The Family and Religion at Odds in the Early Republic.”