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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Gayle Gullett

Gayle GullettGayle Gullett is an associate professor emerita of history at Arizona State University. She specializes in American women's history, the American West, and urban history. Her publications include Becoming Citizens: The Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911 (2000). Her article, “Winning California: The 1911 Suffrage Victory,” is forthcoming in Western Legal History. With Susan E. Gray, she is a former coeditor of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies and a coeditor of Contingent Maps: Rethinking Western Women's History (2014), an anthology of Frontiers articles about gender and the West. Gullett is also working on a book manuscript, "New Women in a New City: Gender, Modernity, and Los Angeles, 1910-1920."
In 2018, she served as a consultant for the Los Angeles’ Women’s Rights Historic Resources Group and is past president of the Western Association of Women Historians, 2011-2013.

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