Robin Campbell

Robin Campbell

Adjunct Faculty
Department of History


SS 145D

PhD, University at Albany

MA, University at Albany

BA, Catholic University

Robin Campbell portrait

Dr. Campbell currently teaches history at the University at Albany and at Excelsior College, where she won the 2019-2020 Distinguished Faculty of the Year student services award. She previously spent 30 years as Chief Curator for the New York State Bureau of Historic Sites. She is also past-President of the Costume Society of America ( Her book Mistresses of the Transient Hearth: American Army Officers’ Wives and Material Culture, 1840-1880 was published by Routledge in 2005. Campbell has also contributed articles to several ABC-Clio publications on a range of topics, including the material life of enslaved people in the United States; American women at war; the role of consumer goods in shaping the New World, and daily life in antebellum America.