Laura J. Hilton earned her BA in History and Political Science at the College of New Rochelle (1991), an all-women, liberal arts college in New York, her MA in Early Modern European History at Fordham University in the Bronx (1993), and her PhD in Modern European History at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH (2001). She began teaching at Muskingum College in August of 2001.
Dr. Hilton teaches courses in early modern and modern Europe as well as world history from 1200 to the present. Her research interests include refugee movements in post-Second World War Europe, issues of nationalism and gender and history. You can find information about Professor Hilton's recent accomplishments and activities on the department's "History News" page.