About the Author

Prof. Beth SalernoBeth Salerno Ph.D., associate professor of history at Saint Anselm College, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at Pyeongtaek University in South Korea from August 2007-June 2008. Prof. Salerno is teaching courses in U.S. history, including issues of gender, race, and citizenship.

Prof. Salerno’s research interests focus on the antebellum period of U.S. history (1820-1850). The author of Sister Societies: Women’s Antislavery Organizations in Antebellum America (2005), she is at work on a scholarly biography of New Hampshire abolitionist and writer Mary Clark.

She is one of approximately 800 American faculty and professionals selected to travel abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program this year.  The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 to strengthen international peace and understanding through scholarly exchange.