Gender History

Leora Auslander

Professor of European Social History, in the College, and Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization
Founding Director, Center for Gender Studies
Governing Board, Chicago Center for Jewish Studies
PhD 1988 Brown University

William Rainey Harper Memorial Library,
West Tower, room 608 – Office
(773) 702-7940 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

Field Specialties

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century European social and cultural history with a focus on France and Germany; material culture and the built environment; culture and politics; Jewish history; gender history and theory; colonial and postcolonial Europe

News

Named the inaugural Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization

Awarded Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring


Susan L. Burns

Associate Professor of History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College
PhD 1994 University of Chicago

Social Sciences Research Building, room 221 – Office
(773) 702-8934 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

On Research Leave, Winter & Spring 2016

Field Specialties

Early modern and modern Japanese intellectual and cultural history; medicine and the body; gender and women's history; law and gender


Lucy K. Pick

Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Divinity School, Senior Lecturer in the History of Christianity, and Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1995 University of Toronto

1025 E. 58th Street
Room 306D
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-8278 – Office
(773) 702-8223 – Fax

Website

Field Specialties

Medieval religious thought and practice, relationships between gender and religion, connections between historical writing and theology, the development of monastic thought and practice, reading and writing as spiritual exercises, and the ways in which religion shapes lives through ritual

Lucy Pick

Amy Dru Stanley

Associate Professor of History and the College
PhD 1990 Yale University

Social Sciences Research Building, room 209– Office
(773) 702-4327 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

Field Specialties

Nineteenth-century United States; slavery and emancipation; capitalism and political economy; legal and gender; cultural, social, and human rights

News

Writes for the New York Times Opinionator blog on the Civil War Enlistment Act.

Coorganizes "Human Trafficking, Labor Migration, and Migration Control in Comparative Historical Perspective" conference, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights.


Christine Stansell

Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor Emerita in United States History and the College
PhD 1979 Yale University

Field Specialties

Women's and gender history; antebellum US social and political history; American cultural history; history of human rights and post-catastrophic societies


Alison Winter

Professor of History, the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and the College
PhD 1993 University of Cambridge

Social Sciences Research Building, room 206 – Office
(773) 834-7571 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

Field Specialties

History of science and medicine since 1700; history of human sciences; modern British history and Victorian studies; gender; history of intellectual authority and popular culture; human sciences and the law

News

Awarded 2014 Laing Prize by the University of Chicago Press


Tara Zahra

Professor of East European History and the College
PhD 2005 University of Michigan

Social Sciences Research Building, room 503 – Office
(773) 834-2599 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

CV

Field Specialties


Modern Europe; Eastern and Central Europe; transnational and comparative history; gender, childhood and the family; nationalism; migration and displacement

News

Coorganizes "People & Things on the Move" conference, Neubauer Collegium

Coorganizes "Human Trafficking, Labor Migration, and Migration Control in Comparative Historical Perspective" conference, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

Awarded 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

Discusses "Humanitarianism and Displaced Children in Twentieth-Century Europe" [video, 66 minutes]

Delivers Lecture at Shannon Prize Award Ceremony [video, 85 minutes]