Specialty Areas: Women and Gender Studies, Women's History, Historical Decolonization, Subaltern Histories.
Leah Walsh is a U.S. History PhD Student at UNT. She also holds a Masters in Women's and Gender Studies from UNT. Before commencing her studies at UNT, she graduated with Honors from Baylor University with a degree in Anthropology with a minor in Forensic Science. During her time at Baylor, she participated in three archeological field schools, two in Italy, and one with Texas State University in Belize. She has a wide array of interests that range from early medieval European history to modern American history. Her thesis focuses on the weaponization of religious ideology in our political system and the decolonization of American history. Her goal is to incorporate an intersectional approach to the teaching of history to dismantle white supremacy in our educational systems.