Kelley Denton Fincher

Kelley Denton Fincher

Kelley Denton Fincher

Graduate Teaching Assistant

U.S. History: U.S. History, history of the American home, household technology, gender and work

Kelley is a PhD candidate in history and a graduate teaching assistant. Her dissertation, “‘All Personnel Profit’?: Domestic Labor of Military Families in the Post War and Cold War Eras,” explores daily life and household burdens of American military families in the conscription era following the Second World War. She is a former military officer and mother of two young children.

Grants and Fellowships

Sharon Ritenour Stevens Prize, Association for Documentary Editing, 2021-2022
Kurt Andrew Dodd Scholarship, George Mason University, 2018-2019
Randy Beth Clarke Fellowship in American History, George Mason University, 2016-2017


American History, Master of Arts

     George Mason University, Degree Awarded 2018

European History, Master of Arts

     American Military University, Degree Awarded 2010

Journalism, Bachelor of Arts

     University of Montana, Degree Awarded 1999

Recent Presentations

“Volunteering to Get Out of the House: Military Wives and Childcare in the Postwar and Cold War Era,” Society for Military History Conference, March 2023

"Constellations of Care: Military Wives and Childcare in the Postwar and Cold War Era," Southern Association for Women Historians Conference, June 2022