Carolyn Lewis
Assistant Professor


231-B Himes Hall
578-2671
cflewis@lsu.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
4079- Women in American History; 2057 – United States Since 1865; Graduate Reading Seminar in Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
 The Chicago Maternity Center: Gender, Medicine and Power on Maxwell Street (Book project)
INTERESTED IN DIRECTING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS ON:
Women, gender, sexuality, medicine in the United States from the late 19th century to the present; Cold War culture
BRIEF VITA

Education:
B.A., Certificate in Women's Studies, Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College, Athens, Ohio, 1997; M.A., Certificate in Contemporary History, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2001;  Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007.

Awards and Honors:
Manship Summer Research Grant, Summer 2010;Council on Research Summer Stipend, Summer 2009; Western Association of Women Historians Judith Lee Ridge Article Prize, 2007 (for “Waking Sleeping Beauty: The Premarital Pelvic Exam and Heterosexuality in the Cold War,” JWH Dec. 2005); Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2006

Notable Articles:
“Waking Sleeping Beauty: The Premarital Pelvic Exam and Heterosexuality in the Cold War,”Journal of Women’s History, December 2005; Caregiving and Wage-earning: A Historical Perspective on Work and Family,” coauthored with Eileen Boris, in The Work and Family Handbook: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches, edited by Stephen Sweet, Ellen Ernst Kossek, and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005); "Thirty Years After Roe: The Continuing Assault on a Woman’s Right to Choose,” coauthored with Jane Sherron De Hart, in Women’s America: Refocusing the Past, 6th edition, edited by Linda K. Kerber and Jane Sherron De Hart (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Book:
Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era
(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, October 2010). http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1795