Joanne Meyerowitz

Joanne Meyerowitz

Joanne Meyerowitz is the Arthur Unobskey Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, where she codirects the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities. President-elect of the OAH and a former editor of the Journal of American History, she is the author of How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality (2002) and the editor of Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945–1960 (2004) and History and September 11th (2003).

Lectures

  • Are We the World?: U.S. Involvement in Campaigns against Global Poverty
  • "A Liberal, Modern Movement towards Greater Sexual Freedom": Rethinking Sexuality in the 1950s United States
  • The Curious History of "Sexual Repression"
  • From Modernization to Microcredit: U.S. Foreign Assistance and the Politics of Gender, 1960s-1980s