Marion Girard Dorsey

Dr. Marion Girard Dorsey has been an associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire since 2003. Her specialties are varied and include the history of medicine, legal and diplomatic history, and war and society. She is currently conducting research on chemical warfare and on the history of professionals in the military. Dr. Girard Dorsey has mentored both undergraduate and graduate students for independent studies and research grants. She was delighted to see Jennifer’s self-motivation and enthusiasm, and enjoyed watching her design her project and develop her skills and knowledge as the project evolved.  Learning to write for a broad audience, Dr.Girard Dorsey feels, is useful for students, and “it is important to be able to communicate and educate, whether one is interacting with generalists or specialists.”