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.