Dr. Erin J. Shelor

Dr. Erin J. Shelor

Dr. Erin J. Shelor

Associate Professor of History

Office: 314 McComsey
Phone: (717) 871-7173

Office Hours

M: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm; 2:00 to 3:00 pm
W: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm; 2:00 to 3:00 pm
F: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Comments: & by appointment. Office Hours for Spring 2018.

Additional Information


  • HIST 102: Europe and the World, 1789-Present
  • HIST 105: Craft of History
  • HIST 222: Modern Britain
  • HIST 308: European Economic and Social History
  • HIST 308: Nineteenth-Century Europe
  • HIST 308: History of Medicine
  • HIST 334: Victorian England
  • HIST 406: Senior Seminar
  • HIST 506: Graduate Readings in the Age of Revolution, 1789-1914
  • HIST 511: Graduate Readings in Epidemics in World History
  • HIST 611: Graduate Seminar in European History

Recent Publications:

  • "The Common Experience of the First Industrial Revolution in Britain: A Radical Change in Daily Life." Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO. http://dailylife2.abc-clio.com/.
  • Book Review of Anne Borsay and Peter Shapely, Medicine, Charity and Mutual Aid: The Consumption of Health and Welfare in Britain, c.1550-1950, in Journal of British Studies 49:1 (January 2010): 181-82.
  • Book Review of M. Anne Crowther and Marguerite W. Dupree, Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution, in Journal of British Studies 47:3 (July 2008): 692-93.
  • Book Review of Andrea Broomfield, Food and Cooking in Victorian England: A History, in Food and Foodways 15:3-4 (July-December 2007): 307-311.
  • Book Review of Tim Hitchcock, Down and Out in Eighteenth-Century London, in History: Reviews of New Books 33:4 (Summer 2005): 148-49.


Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British History; Nineteenth Century European Social History; History of Medicine and the Medical Profession; History of Health and Disease