Sharla Fett

Associate Professor, History; Advisory Committee, American Studies

Fett teaches courses on early North America, including the American Revolution, Women and Community Health, and Slavery in the Antebellum South.


  • Office: Swan Hall Room #304
  • Email: sfett@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2868
  • Website: college.oxy.edu/history/faculty/sharla-fett
  • Office Hours: Monday 12:50 pm - 1:45 pm Wednesday 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Friday 11:45 am - 12:40 pm

Department Chair, History

Education: B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

She specializes in African-American history and the histories of race, medicine, and enslavement in the antebellum U.S. She is researching the politics of slavery and freedom in the 19th-century Atlantic slave trade.