Rebecca Weeks Sherrill More

 

Rebecca Weeks Sherrill More

Rebecca Weeks Sherrill More, Ph.D., holds appointments as Visiting Scholar in the department of History at Brown University and Lecturer in History in the Division of Liberal Arts: HPSS, Rhode Island School of Design. She holds a Ph.D. in History from Brown University. She directed the Harriet W. Sheridan Center, Brown’s professional development center in pedagogy for faculty and graduate students until her retirement in 2010. She continues to teach part-time at Brown andRISD. She and her husband, Tim, are also part-time residents of Lancaster NH on a family farm established by her grandfather Sinclair Weeks.

She continues active research on the social, economic and cultural history of Early Modern England and Colonial America. Her lectures include colonial settlement in New Hampshire and the 1911 Weeks Act, which her great-grandfather Congressman John Wingate Weeks sponsored to further development of the Federal National Forest Reserves.

She currently serves on the board of the Weeks Medical Center, the President’s Council at Plymouth State University and the Outreach committee for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and the National Council at Strawbery Banke Museum.