Karen Belmore

  • Position:  Lecturer and Academic Advisor
  • Department:  History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 105
  • Campus: 8508576037


Karen Belmore, academic advisor in the history department and lecturer of history, teaches the research methods and materials course for undergraduate history majors.

Before coming to UWF, she was a lecturer and student advisor at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Rhode Island. As former Director of Education and Interpretation at Mystic Seaport Museum and Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum, and coordinator of social sciences at School One – an innovative private high school in Providence, Rhode Island – Belmore brings more than 30 years of combined experience as a teacher and museum professional.   

Her three decades of combined and varied experience in the field of history provides a broad foundation for advising and teaching students who aspire to apply their education in the classroom, in future professional development or the public sphere.   

Degrees & Institutions:

She received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in the history and sociology of science at University of Pennsylvania, where she completed advanced studies in her specialty, the history of American technology. She also received a graduate certificate in museum studies from the Harvard University Extension School.

Current Courses: 

Research Methods 

Keywords: history research methods, Mystic Seaport Museum, Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum