B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Davis
Modern European History
History of Psychiatry
Dr. Hewitt joined the faculty at Marymount in 2015. She completed her doctorate at UC Davis in 2012 and subsequently worked for the departments of history at the University of San Francisco and the University of Mississippi. She teaches a variety of classes at Marymount, including European Civilization since 1500; Europe from 1815 to 1914; Europe from 1914 to the Present; and Modern French History
Dr. Hewitt’s research focuses on the gender and class dimensions of psychiatric treatment from the French Revolution until World War I. Her work has been published in the journals French Historical Studies
and Contemporary French Civilization.
She is currently writing a book about asylum psychiatry and the family in nineteenth-century France.