You are here

Sharla Fett

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
  • Office Hours: Tues 8:45 - 9:45 am & 1:30-2:30 pm/ Thurs 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm and by appointment

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.