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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Kristin Hoganson

Kristin HogansonKristin Hoganson is a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She specializes in the history of the United States in world context, cultures of U.S. imperialism, and transnational history. She is the author of Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars (1998), Consumers' Imperium: The Global Production of American Domesticity, 1865-1920 (2007), and American Empire at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Brief History with Documents (2016). Her current research on the rural heartland from roughly 1818 to 1918 explores some of the histories of foreign relations that have threaded through the seeming heart of the nation.