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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Women's History

 

Happy Girls Club, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1916. Photo by Lewis W. Hine, National Child Labor Committee Collection. Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs.

The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau devoted to American history, features more than 150 historians who study and speak on American women's experiences.

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To schedule a lecture or to request more information, contact the lectureship program coordinator.

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Catherine Allgor
Catherine Allgor
Huntington Library
Joyce Antler
Joyce Antler *
Brandeis University
Gabriela F. Arredondo
Gabriela F. Arredondo
University of California, Santa Cruz
Jean Baker
Jean Baker *
Goucher College
Mia Bay
Mia Bay
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Katherine Benton-Cohen
Katherine Benton-Cohen
Georgetown University
Daina Ramey Berry
Daina Ramey Berry
University of Texas at Austin
 Has Video Presentation
Martha Biondi
Martha Biondi
Northwestern University
Eileen Boris
Eileen Boris
University of California, Santa Barbara
Charlene M. Boyer Lewis
Charlene M. Boyer Lewis
Kalamazoo College
Anne M. Boylan
Anne M. Boylan
University of Delaware
Barry Bradford
Barry Bradford
Independent historian
Ann D. Braude
Ann D. Braude *
Harvard University
Catherine A. Brekus
Catherine A. Brekus
Harvard University
Kathleen M. Brown
Kathleen M. Brown *
University of Pennsylvania
Victoria Bissell Brown
Victoria Bissell Brown
Grinnell College
Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Harvard University
Susan Burch
Susan Burch
Middlebury College
Cathleen D. Cahill
Cathleen D. Cahill *
University of New Mexico
William H. Chafe
William H. Chafe
Duke University
Howard P. Chudacoff
Howard P. Chudacoff
Brown University
Dorothy Sue Cobble
Dorothy Sue Cobble
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Bettye Collier-Thomas
Bettye Collier-Thomas
Temple University
Blanche Wiesen Cook
Blanche Wiesen Cook
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Nancy F. Cott
Nancy F. Cott
Harvard University
Karen L. Cox
Karen L. Cox
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Margaret S. Creighton
Margaret S. Creighton
Bates College
Adrienne D. Davis
Adrienne D. Davis
Washington University
Cornelia H. Dayton
Cornelia H. Dayton
University of Connecticut
Sarah Deutsch
Sarah Deutsch
Duke University
Tracey Deutsch
Tracey Deutsch *
University of Minnesota
Rachel Devlin
Rachel Devlin *
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Hasia Diner
Hasia Diner
New York University
Thomas Dublin
Thomas Dublin
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Lynn Dumenil
Lynn Dumenil
Occidental College
Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Erica Armstrong Dunbar
University of Delaware and The Library Company of Philadelphia
 Has Video Presentation
Kathleen DuVal
Kathleen DuVal
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 Has Video Presentation
Carolyn Eastman
Carolyn Eastman
Virginia Commonwealth University
Laura F. Edwards
Laura F. Edwards
Duke University
Nan Enstad
Nan Enstad
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alice Fahs
Alice Fahs
University of California, Irvine
Candace Falk
Candace Falk
Emma Goldman Papers, University of California, Berkeley
Crystal N. Feimster
Crystal N. Feimster *
Yale University
Ruth Feldstein
Ruth Feldstein *
Rutgers University-Newark
Sharla M. Fett
Sharla M. Fett
Occidental College
Jill Fields
Jill Fields
California State University, Fresno
Catherine Forslund
Catherine Forslund
Rockford University
 Has Video Presentation
Matt Garcia
Matt Garcia
Arizona State University
Edith B. Gelles
Edith B. Gelles
Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
Judith Giesberg
Judith Giesberg
Villanova University
Tiffany M. Gill
Tiffany M. Gill
University of Delaware
Lori D. Ginzberg
Lori D. Ginzberg
Penn State University
Susan A. Glenn
Susan A. Glenn
University of Washington
Thavolia Glymph
Thavolia Glymph
Duke University
Lesley J. Gordon
Lesley J. Gordon
University of Alabama
 Has Video Presentation
Linda Gordon
Linda Gordon
New York University
Laurie Green
Laurie Green
University of Texas at Austin
Amy S. Greenberg
Amy S. Greenberg
Penn State University
R. Marie Griffith
R. Marie Griffith
Washington University
Ariela J. Gross
Ariela J. Gross
University of Southern California
Kali Nicole Gross
Kali Nicole Gross *
Wesleyan University
Gayle Gullett
Gayle Gullett
Arizona State University
Jacquelyn D. Hall
Jacquelyn D. Hall
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sharon Harley
Sharon Harley
University of Maryland, College Park
Ellen Hartigan-O
Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
University of California, Davis
Susan M. Hartmann
Susan M. Hartmann
Ohio State University
Nancy A. Hewitt
Nancy A. Hewitt *
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
 Has Video Presentation
Allyson Hobbs
Allyson Hobbs *
Stanford University
Joan Hoff
Joan Hoff
Montana State University, Bozeman
Jane H. Hunter
Jane H. Hunter
Lewis and Clark College
Heather A. Huyck
Heather A. Huyck
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites
Margaret Jacobs
Margaret Jacobs
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 Has Video Presentation
Caroline E. Janney
Caroline E. Janney
Purdue University
 Has Video Presentation
Susan Lee Johnson
Susan Lee Johnson *
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Jacqueline Jones
Jacqueline Jones
University of Texas at Austin
Mary Kelley
Mary Kelley
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Linda K. Kerber
Linda K. Kerber
University of Iowa
Kathi Kern
Kathi Kern *
University of Kentucky
Cynthia A. Kierner
Cynthia A. Kierner
George Mason University
Wilma King
Wilma King
University of Missouri-Columbia
Jennifer Lisa Klein
Jennifer Lisa Klein *
Yale University
Wendy Kline
Wendy Kline
Purdue University
Barbara Krauthamer
Barbara Krauthamer
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 Has Video Presentation
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Colby College
 Has Video Presentation
Jan Ellen Lewis
Jan Ellen Lewis
Rutgers University-Newark
Karen Lystra
Karen Lystra
California State University, Fullerton
 Has Audio Presentation
Nancy MacLean
Nancy MacLean
Duke University
Lisa G. Materson
Lisa G. Materson *
University of California, Davis
Elaine Tyler May
Elaine Tyler May
University of Minnesota
Serena Mayeri
Serena Mayeri *
University of Pennsylvania
Stephanie McCurry
Stephanie McCurry
Columbia University
 Has Audio Presentation
Laura McEnaney
Laura McEnaney *
Whittier College
Danielle L. McGuire
Danielle L. McGuire
Wayne State University
 Has Video Presentation
Carol L. McKibben
Carol L. McKibben
Stanford University
Sally G. McMillen
Sally G. McMillen
Davidson College
Joanne Meyerowitz
Joanne Meyerowitz
Yale University
Marla R. Miller
Marla R. Miller
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jennifer Mittelstadt
Jennifer Mittelstadt *
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Barbara Molony
Barbara Molony
Santa Clara University
Maria E. Montoya
Maria E. Montoya
New York University and New York University Shanghai
Jennifer L. Morgan
Jennifer L. Morgan
New York University
Premilla Nadasen
Premilla Nadasen *
Barnard College, Columbia University
Michelle Nickerson
Michelle Nickerson
Loyola University, Chicago
Lisa Norling
Lisa Norling
University of Minnesota
Mary Beth Norton
Mary Beth Norton
Cornell University
Susan Eva O
Susan Eva O'Donovan
University of Memphis
Annelise Orleck
Annelise Orleck *
Dartmouth College
Lewis Perry
Lewis Perry
Saint Louis University
Paula Petrik
Paula Petrik
George Mason University
Claire Bond Potter
Claire Bond Potter
The New School
Sherie M. Randolph
Sherie M. Randolph *
Georgia Institute of Technology
Leslie J. Reagan
Leslie J. Reagan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yevette Richards
Yevette Richards
George Mason University
Naomi Rogers
Naomi Rogers *
Yale University
Vicki L. Ruiz
Vicki L. Ruiz
University of California, Irvine
Leila J. Rupp
Leila J. Rupp
University of California, Santa Barbara
Andrea Sachs
Andrea Sachs *
St. Paul Academy and Summit School
Beryl E. Satter
Beryl E. Satter *
Rutgers University-Newark
Jennifer Scanlon
Jennifer Scanlon
Bowdoin College
Virginia Scharff
Virginia Scharff
University of New Mexico
Patricia Schechter
Patricia Schechter
Portland State University
Donna C. Schuele
Donna C. Schuele
California State University, Los Angeles and UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Constance B. Schulz
Constance B. Schulz
University of South Carolina
Leslie A. Schwalm
Leslie A. Schwalm *
University of Iowa
Stephanie J. Shaw
Stephanie J. Shaw
Ohio State University
Christina Simmons
Christina Simmons *
University of Windsor
Sheila L. Skemp
Sheila L. Skemp
University of Mississippi
Suzanne E. Smith
Suzanne E. Smith
George Mason University
Terri L. Snyder
Terri L. Snyder
California State University, Fullerton
Marjorie J. Spruill
Marjorie J. Spruill
University of South Carolina
Carole Srole
Carole Srole
California State University, Los Angeles
Brenda E. Stevenson
Brenda E. Stevenson
University of California, Los Angeles
Landon R. Storrs
Landon R. Storrs *
University of Iowa
Susan Strasser
Susan Strasser *
University of Delaware
Patricia Sullivan
Patricia Sullivan
University of South Carolina
Lisa Tetrault
Lisa Tetrault *
Carnegie Mellon University
Barbara L. Tischler
Barbara L. Tischler
Speyer Legacy School
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Harvard University
Lea VanderVelde
Lea VanderVelde
University of Iowa
Lara Vapnek
Lara Vapnek
St. John's University
Elizabeth R. Varon
Elizabeth R. Varon
University of Virginia
 Has Audio Presentation
Juliet E. K. Walker
Juliet E. K. Walker
University of Texas at Austin
Susan Ware
Susan Ware
American National Biography
Judith Weisenfeld
Judith Weisenfeld *
Princeton University
Barbara Y. Welke
Barbara Y. Welke *
University of Minnesota
Carmen Teresa Whalen
Carmen Teresa Whalen
Williams College
Jeannie Whayne
Jeannie Whayne
University of Arkansas
Deborah Gray White
Deborah Gray White
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Heather Andrea Williams
Heather Andrea Williams
University of Pennsylvania
Rhonda Y. Williams
Rhonda Y. Williams
Case Western Reserve University
 Has Video Presentation
Shannen Dee Williams
Shannen Dee Williams *
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Francille Rusan Wilson
Francille Rusan Wilson
University of Southern California
Barbara Winslow
Barbara Winslow
Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
University of California, Irvine
 Has Video Presentation
Rosemarie Zagarri
Rosemarie Zagarri
George Mason University
 Has Video Presentation