Lynn Dumenil

Lynn Dumenil

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Lynn Dumenil is the Robert Glass Cleland Professor Emerita of American History at Occidental College. She specializes in U.S. cultural and social history since the Civil War. Dumenil is the author of The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I (2017), The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s (1995), and Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880–1930 (1984); and a coauthor of Through Women's Eyes: An American History.

Lectures

  • American Women and World War I
  • Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880–1930
  • Multicultural Approaches to U.S. History: Ethnic Conflict in the 1920s
  • Rethinking the "Feminine Mystique": American Women in the 1950s
  • The "New Woman" in the 1920s
  • Women, World War I, and the Emergence of Modern America
  • World War I, Voluntarism, and Citizenship