Kate Carté

Portrait of Katherine C. Engel

Associate Professor

History

Contact

Office: Dallas Hall Room 51
Phone: 214-768-2977
Email: kecarte[@]smu.edu

About

http://people.smu.edu/kengel/

Bio: Kate Carté (Ph.D., history, University of Wisconsin; B.A., Haverford College) is an Associate Professor of History at Southern Methodist University, specializing in early American and Atlantic history.  She is the author of Religion and the American Revolution: An Imperial History (UNC Press for the Omohundro Institute, 2021) and Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009, paper 2011), which was awarded the 2010 Dale W. Brown Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies.  Her articles have appeared in the William and Mary Quarterly, Church History, and Early American Studies, as well as a variety of edited collections. Carté has been a Charles A. Ryskamp Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, an affiliate fellow of the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University, a Franklin Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, and a Barra Postdoctoral Fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.

Educational Background

Ph.D., history, University of Wisconsin; B.A., Haverford College

Courses Taught

  • Religion in America
  • Religion in US history to 1865
  • Religion in US history since 1865
  • Religion and the American Revolution
  • Introduction to Digital Humanities
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    Selected Publications

    “Connecting Protestant in Britain’s Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Empire,” William & Mary Quarterly, January 2018, 75(1), 37-70.

    Triangulating Religion and the American Revolution through Jedidiah Morse,” Common-place, 15(3), May 2015.

    Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009, paper 2011).

    “The SPCK and the American Revolution: The Limits of International Protestantism,” Church History, March 2012, 8(1), 77-103.

    “Moravians in the Eighteenth-century Atlantic World,” Journal of Moravian History, 12(1), Spring 2012, 1-19.

    “Religion and the Economy: New Methods for an Old Problem,” Early American Studies 8(3), Fall 2010, 482-514.