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Cornelia Lambert, Ph.D.

Cornelia Lambert
Title: Lecturer, History
Phone: 678-717-2361

Office: Strickland Academic, 176, Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: History of science and medicine


Dr. Lambert is a native of Augusta, Georgia.  She studied in North Carolina, Florida, Scotland, and Oklahoma before joining the University of North Georgia faculty.

Courses Taught

  • HIST 1112: World Civilizations since 1500
  • HIST 2111: US History to the Civil War
  • HIST 2112: US History since the Civil War
  • HIST 3151: History of Health Care in America


  • Ph.D., History of Science and Medicine, University of Oklahoma, 2010
  • M.A., History, University of Florida, 2001
  • B.A., Biology, Salem College, 1998

Research/Special Interests

  • History of education
  • The history of the body, medicine, and health care
  • The history of infancy and childhood
  • Scottish Enlightenment philosophy


“’Living Machines’: Dance Education at Robert Owen’s New Lanark School, 1816-1828,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 4:3 (Fall 2011), 419-33.

“’Y’all Bon Appetit, You Hear”’: Lessons from the OPklahoma Food Cooperative,” Journal of Cooperative Studies, 43: 2 (*August 2010), 46-9.

Work Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Landscape Architecture, Auburn University, Spring 2015

Instructor, University College Freshman Programs, University of Oklahoma, Fall 2009-2012

Instructor, Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma, Summer 2011, Spring 2007

Instructor, Intersession Office, University of Oklahoma; December 2006; August 2007; May 2009; August 2009

Teaching Assistant, Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma, Fall 2004-Spring 2009

Instructor, University of South Carolina – Aiken, Fall 2002-Summer 2004

Personal Information

Married to Michael Rotjan. We just bought a little Victorian (1897) house in Social Circle, GA. We
have four chickens.

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