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Dr. Averill Earls

Averill Earls, ’16, to join faculty at Mercyhurst University

UB PhD Averill Earls, who graduated in May 2016, will join the faculty of Mercyhurst University, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History in the fall. Averill focuses her research on policing sexuality and gender in post-colonial states, with an emphasis on Ireland. Averill has been teaching at Mercyhurst since August of 2016 as a Visiting Assistant Professor, where she has taught innovative courses, such as a digital history class that had her students creating their own podcasts celebrating local Erie history. Congratulations, Dr. Earls!