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University of Massachusetts Amherst


University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. in U.S. History, August 1998

University of California, San Diego
M.A. in English and American Literature, January 1987-June 1990

University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., cum laude in History and English, September 1981-June 1986

Academic Experience

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Associate Professor, Department of History, 2008-Present; Assistant Professor, 2003-2008

Five College Women's Studies Research Center
Director, July 2008 – June 2011

Yale University
Research Fellow, Agrarian Studies Program, September 2004-May 2005

Dartmouth College
Visiting Scholar, Leslie Humanities Center, September 2011-June 2012
Assistant Dean of Faculty, July 2002-June 2003
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, 2002-2003
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, 2001-2003

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Assistant Professor, Department of History, August 1998-June 2001

Virginia Tech
Visiting Scholar, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, January 1998-May 1998