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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Wendy Kline

Wendy KlineWendy Kline is Dema G. Seelye Chair in the History of Medicine at Purdue University, where she teaches courses on U.S. women's history, the history of sexuality, and the history of medicine. She is the author of two books, Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave (2010) and Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics from the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom (2001). She is currently writing a book on the history of childbirth in late twentieth-century America.

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Twitter: @klineWkline.


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