Dr. Katherine Hermes

Professor, Department Chair


Contact Information

Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall 208017

Phone: 860-832-2818

Email: hermesk@ccsu.edu


Selected Publications

  • Meyer , C. L., Irani , T. H., Hermes , K. A., & Yung, B. Explaining Suicide: Patterns, Motivations, and What Notes Reveal. Cambridge: Academic Press, 2017.
  • Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, edited with Karen Ritzenhoff. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.
  • "Political Buttons," in Queer Objects, eds. Chris Brickell and Judith Collard. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 2019.
  • Peace Treaties Between Colonial Powers and Indigenous Peoples in North America,” (“Friedensverträge zwischen Kolonialmächten und indigenen Völkern in Nordamerika,” Handbuch Frieden im Europa der Frühen Neuzeit/Handbook Peace in Early Modern Europe, eds. Irene Dingel, et al. München and New York: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2021. 

  • “Deconstructing witnessed suicide: A portrait of those who die by suicide in front of others.” with Ooi, T.H., et al. Curr Psychol (2020). 

  • “Native Americans, the Colonial Encounter, and the Law of Harm, 1600–1787,” in Justice within the State without the State. Judicial Self-Regulation in the Past and Present, ed. Peter Collin. Studien zur europäischen Rechtsgeschichte 295. Moderne Regulierungsregime 5. Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann, 2016.

  • “Law of Native Americans, to 1815,” in Cambridge History of Law in America, eds. Christopher Tomlins and Michael Grossberg. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • “‘I, Pampenum’: Native American Women’s Use of Connecticut’s Colonial Courts,” in Communities of Women, with Alexandra Maravel, eds. Barbara Brooks and Dorothy Page. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 2002. 
  • “‘Justice Will Be Done Us’: Algonquian Demands for Reciprocity in the Courts of European Settlers,” in The Many Legalities of Early America, eds. Christopher L. Tomlins and Bruce H. Mann. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture, 2001.
  • “‘By Their desire recorded: Native American Wills and Estate Administrations in Colonial Connecticut,” Connecticut History 38, no. 2, 1999.
  • “Jurisdiction in the Colonial Northeast: Algonquian, English and French Governance in the Seventeenth Century,” American Journal of Legal History 42, no. 1, 1999.