Karin Wulf

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Karin Wulf
Born (1964-08-26) August 26, 1964 (age 55)
Alma materAmerican University (B.A., 1985) Johns Hopkins University (M.A., 1990. Ph.D. 1993)
EmployerCollege of William & Mary (2004-) American University

Karin A. Wulf (born August 26, 1964) is an American historian and the executive director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture at the College of William & Mary.[1] Wulf began her tenure as the Director of the Omohundro Institute on July 1, 2013.[2] She is also one of the founders of Women Also Know History[3], a searchable website database of women historians.[4] Additionally, Wulf worked to spearhead a neurodiversity working group at William & Mary in 2011.[5] She is currently writing a book about genealogy and political culture in Early America titled, Lineage: Genealogy and the Politics of Connection in British America, 1680-1820. Her work examines the history of women, gender, and the family in Early America.[6]


  • The Diary of Hannah Callender Sansom: Sense and Sensibility in the Age of the American Revolution. Edited by Susan E. Klepp and Karin Wulf. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. 2010. ISBN 9780801447846.
  • Not All Wives: Women of Colonial Philadelphia. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. 2000. ISBN 0801437024.
  • Milcah Martha Moore's Book: A Commonplace Book from Revolutionary America. University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press. 1997. ISBN 9780271030050.


  1. ^ "Omohundro Institute Staff". Omohundro Institute. The College of William & Mary. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  2. ^ Shearin, Megan. "Karin Wulf Named Director of Omohundro Institute". William & Mary. The College of William & Mary. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Women Also Know History". Women Also Know History. Retrieved 2019-03-26.
  4. ^ Gluckman, Nell. "Female Historians Try to End the I-Didn't-Know-Any-Women Excuse for Men-Only Panels". The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  5. ^ Reynolds Lewis, Katherine. "The Next Frontier in Workplace Diversity: Brain Differences". Fortune. Fortune. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Karin Wulf". William & Mary. The College of William & Mary. Retrieved 20 January 2019.