Charlotte Hansen Terry

Charlotte Terry Portrait

Position Title
PhD Candidate, US History

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1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616


  • MA, U.S. History, University of Utah (2015)
  • HBA, English Literature, University of Utah (2010)


Charlotte Hansen Terry is a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. History, focusing on gender, race, and religion in the North American West and Pacific. Her dissertation explores the impacts of missionization and colonization efforts in the Pacific and the movements of Pacific Islanders in the North American West in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She completed her MA in U.S. History at the University of Utah in 2015, where she focused on women’s history and religious history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. During her Ph.D. she has worked on various research and writing projects, including working with a team of other graduate students in the History department writing short biographies for the National Park Service, collaborating with the History Project at UC Davis, and helping with the Empire Suffrage Syllabus project.

Research Focus

Western History, U.S. Women's History, U.S. Empire, American Religious History, Mormon History


Provost's First Year Fellowship, 2017-2018