Faye Dudden

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Faye Dudden

Charles A. Dana Professor of History, Emerita

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  • BA Cornell University 1970
  • MA, PhD University of Rochester 1981
  • Union College 1983-97
  • Cornell University 1982-83
  • University of Miami 1981-82
  • U.S. women's history
  • 19th century U.S. social and cultural history
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Reform movements
  • Gender
  • Popular culture

History of the women's rights movement during the Civil War and Reconstruction

  • "New York Strategy: The New York Woman's Movement and the Civil War." in Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited, Jean H. Baker, ed.
  • Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870 (Yale University Press, 1994), Serving Women: Household Service in Nineteenth-Century America(Wesleyan University Press, 1983)
  • Articles in Journal of Social History, Labor History
  • American Council of Learned Societies fellowship
  • National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship
  • American Antiquarian Society fellowship
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania fellowship
  • Berkshire Conference of Women Historians book prize committee chair
  • ACLS and NEH review panelist
  • Lerner-Scott book prize committee
  • Frequent museum and public history consultant
  • George Freedley book prize winner