Kirsten E. Gardener

Romo Endowed Professor and Associate Professor of History, UTSA Distinguished Teaching Professor, Honors College



Languages – English, limited Spanish and Italian

Georgetown University (BA), History major; University of Cincinnati, MA, PhD (history); starting my 23rd year at UTSA; love study abroad and study away – especially student trips to Urbino and West Texas; I love to cycle throughout San Antonio, play chess, and visit with family.


Focuses on issues of women and the military, women's health, technology and healthcare, and oral history practices

Teaching Subject areas

Women’s history, Medical history, Public History

Favorite thinks about Teaching Honors Students – Honors Students bring creativity, discovery, and epiphanies to the classroom!

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